Diabetes case finding in the emergency department, using HbA1c: an opportunity to improve diabetes detection, prevention, and care.
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BMJ open diabetes research & care, ISSN: 2052-4897, Vol: 4, Issue: 1, Page: e000191
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- Medicine; department; hba1c; improve; detection; prevention; care; emergency; finding; diabetes; case; opportunity; Education; Social and Behavioral Sciences
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We assessed the efficacy of routine glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) testing to detect undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes in an urban Australian public hospital emergency department (ED) located in an area of high diabetes prevalence.