Letters Diagnosis of diabetes

First define impaired fasting glycaemia

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b5642 (Published 31 December 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b5642
  1. Raashda Sulaiman, SpR in chemical pathology1,
  2. Mourad Labib, consultant chemical pathologist2
  1. 1Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, Wolverhampton WV10 0QP
  2. 2Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 2HQ
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    In discussing the inaccuracy of oral glucose tolerance testing in diagnosing diabetes, Olabi and Bhopal state that genetics, body composition, ethnic group, and sex account for some of the variation in the prevalence of …

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