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HbA1c-based screening shortens time to diagnosis of type 2 diabetes

Miriam Tucker   |   Clinical Summary   |   02 December 2022
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Takeaway

  • HbA1c-based screening for undiagnosed diabetes can shorten the time to diagnosis of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in middle-aged adults.

Why this matters

  • T2D is often asymptomatic and may be present long before clinical diagnosis.
  • Previous studies have not directly measured the extent to which HbA1c-based screening cuts the time...

          

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