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Laboratory Tests in Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes Mellitus. Practical Considerations

Kor Miedema
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The clinical laboratory plays an essential role in both the diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring of diabetes mellitus. Here, a short review of the main laboratory parameters used in the monitoring of diabetes–glucose (including point-of-care testing), HbA1c and microalbuminuria–is presented. The impact of pre-analytical and analytical performance criteria on the clinical decision making process is discussed.

Published Online: 2005-06-01
Published in Print: 2003-09-16

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