Episode 188: PREMIUM – Taking a bite out of fasting for cholesterol measurements and more bad news about low A1cs
In episode 188, James and Mike go all PREMIUM for the holidays and discuss a few studies that have the potential to change practice. These include info on the impact or lack thereof of fasting on cholesterol measurements, the impact of A1c on functional decline and a head-to-head comparison of metformin and glipizide.
1) Variability in cholesterol measurement
2) Effect of fasting on cholesterol measurements
3) Impact of glycosylated hemoglobin on functional decline