Episode 165: Diagnosing type 2 diabetes – as much magic as science
In episode 165, Mike and James talk about how should we diagnose type 2 diabetes and should we use A1c, FPG or OGTT or a magic crystal ball. At the end we come to the conclusion that you need to realize the vagueness of the diagnosis so you can be specific in your recommendations.
1) Tools For Practice
Hemoglobin A1c for the diagnosis of Type II Diabetes
2) ESRD and Blindness risk
Ann Intern Med 1997;127:788-95
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