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Glycated albumin; clinical usefulness

Authors
  • Koga, Masafumi1, 2
  • 1 Department of Internal Medicine
  • 2 Kawanishi City Hospital
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinica Chimica Acta
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Accepted Date
Mar 02, 2014
Volume
433
Pages
96–104
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0004563213513244
Source
Elsevier
Keywords
License
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Abstract

•HbA1c is used as the gold standard of glycemic control indicators.•However, HbA1c does not accurately reflect the actual status in many situations.•Glycated albumin (GA) overcomes most of the disadvantages of HbA1c.•Therefore, GA is expected to replace HbA1c in the near future.

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