Standardisation is essentialBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6967.1511 (Published 03 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1511
Standardisation is essential
- W D Alexander,
- K R Paterson
- Chairman, Diabetes Services Advisory Committee Chairman, Professional Advisory Committee British Diabetic Association, London WIM OBD.
EDITOR,—Eric S Kilpatrick and colleagues' observations regarding the problems of assessing control of blood glucose concentrations in diabetes mellitus are important. We agree that standardisation of assessment of glycated haemoglobin concentration is essential for appropriate interpretation of this test. Not only should haemoglobin A1c …