Prevalence of diabetes in Malaysia and usefulness of HbA1c as a diagnostic criterion

Wan Nazaimoon Wan Mohamud, Siti Harnida Md Isa, Wan Mohamad Wan Bebakar, Amir S. Khir, Nor Azmi Kamaruddin, Kamarul Imran Musa, Norlaila Mustafa, Ikram Shah Ismail, Osman Ali, Khalid Abdul Kadir

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    Abstract

    The prevalence of diabetes mellitus among Malaysians aged = 30 years of age has increased by more than twofold over a 20-year period. This study aimed to determine the current status and to evaluate the diagnostic usefulness of the HbA1c cut-off point of 48 mmol/mol (6.5 ).
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)825 - 828
    Number of pages4
    JournalDiabetic Medicine
    Volume30
    Issue number7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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