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Detection of Pre-Diabetes in Africans is Improved by Combining Hemoglobin A1C with Fructosamine or Glycated Albumin: The Africans in America Study

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 — Poster Session I

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FAES Terrace
NIDDK
HEALTH-3

Authors

  • MT Duong
  • PC Aldana
  • M Ricks
  • LS Mabundo
  • ST Chung
  • AE Sumner

Abstract

Objective: Diabetes is epidemic in Africa. To delay progression to diabetes, identification of Africans with pre-diabetes is essential. A1C, a form of glycated hemoglobin A, is approved for diagnosis of pre-diabetes. However, A1C has a diagnostic sensitivity of

Category: Health Disparities