Prognostic value of haemoglobin A1c and fasting plasma glucose for incident diabetes in a cohort of elderly and implications for screening

Ben Schöttker, Elke Raum, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Heiko Müller & Hermann Brenner
Objective: The aim of this analysis is to compare screening strategies with haemoglobin A1c (A1C), fasting plasma glucose (FPG) or combined measures in the identification of individuals at high risk for diabetes. Methods: Applying American Diabetes Association (ADA) thresholds for FPG and A1C screening,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]