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Hemoglobin A1c and the Estimated Average Glucose



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Conclusions

Slide 26

July 2009

In conclusion, the optimal diagnostic criteria for diabetes are still being debated.  Hemoglobin A1c has recently been endorsed by clinical groups for diagnosis of diabetes using a cutpoint of 6.5%.  Reporting of the eAG at this time is still controversial and will vary from laboratory to laboratory depending on the preference of the physicians, pathologists, and endocrinologists.

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