Diagnostic tests

Diagnostic tests

Aggressive pre-diabetes approach needed, say researchers

An “early and aggressive” approach to people on the cusp of developing Type 2 diabetes is justified to reduce cases of the disease, a study suggests. People with “pre-diabetes” have (Read the full article)

Diagnostic tests

Testing for antibiotics in the animals we eat

For as many decades as antibiotic resistance has thwarted the cure of bacterial infections, scientists have pondered the origins of resistance genes and how they became such a problem. Fingers (Read the full article)

Diagnostic tests

Using A1c Test is Cost-Effective to Diagnose Prediabetes

Using A1c to catch prediabetes is cost-effective if the threshold for diagnosis is set at 5.7%…. The cost of treating patients for an HbA1c level less than 5.7% would likely (Read the full article)