New diagnosis criteria for diabetes with hemoglobin A1c and risks of macro-vascular complications in an urban Japanese cohort: The Suita Study

Makoto Watanabe, Yoshihiro Kokubo, Aya Higashiyama, Yuu Ono, Akira Okayama, Tomonori Okamura

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Abstract

The association of the new diagnosis criteria for diabetes adopting hemoglobin A1c, recently proposed by the international expert committee, with macro-vascular complications was tested in a 12-year population-based cohort. The present analysis suggested that this new criteria were applicable to macro-vascular complications in the Japanese.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e20-e23
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Volume88
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 May 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cohort study
  • Diagnosis criteria
  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • Japanese
  • Macro-vascular complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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