Shifting from glucose diagnosis to the new HbA1c diagnosis reduces the capability of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC) to screen for glucose abnormalities within a real-life primary healthcare preventive strategy
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:45 (21 February 2013)
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The predictive ability of a screening tool for diabetes is reduced when the proposed new hemoglobin-based criteria are used for diagnosis instead of glucose, suggesting that glucose should be measured to assess diabetes risk using this score.