A1C as a diagnostic criteria for diabetes in low- and middle-income settings: evidence from Peru.

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Miranda, J. Jaime; Bernabe-Ortiz, Antonio; Stanojevic, Sanja; Malaga, German; Gilman, Robert H.; Smeeth, Liam;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018069, pmc: PMC3064652
  • Subject: Global Health | Research Article | Diagnostic Medicine | Test Evaluation | Medicine | Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology | Epidemiology | Q | R | Science | Diabetic Endocrinology | Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 | Public Health | Endocrinology | Health Screening
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases

Objectives To determine the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus, in three groups of Peruvian adults, using fasting glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin (A1C). Methodology/Principal Findings This study included adults from the PERU MIGRANT Study who had fasted ≥8 h. Fa... View more
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