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Targets are suggestions to be modified

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.6998.190 (Published 15 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:190
  1. Stephen C Jones>,
  2. Sally M Marshall
  1. Research registrar Senior lecturer Department of Medicine, University of Newcastle, Medical School, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH

    EDITOR,--In presenting the results of their audit of glycaemic control in the diabetic population of South Glamorgan, Chris Butler and colleagues report yearly recording of glycated haemoglobin in 76% of an estimated 70% of the total diabetic population. Mean haemoglobin A1c concentrations were 10.5% and 10.0%, depending on the assay used.1 Although the paper's title refers to a comparison between …

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