Detecting undiagnosed diabetes using glycated haemoglobin: an automated screening test in hospitalised patients

Nyoli A Valentine, Tariq M Alhawassi, Greg W Roberts, Parind P Vora, Stephen N Stranks and Matthew P Doogue
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (5): 243. || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb02954.x
Published online: 7 March 2011
  • Nyoli A Valentine1,2
  • Tariq M Alhawassi3
  • Greg W Roberts4
  • Parind P Vora5
  • Stephen N Stranks5
  • Matthew P Doogue2,5



Nyoli Valentine was supported by Sturt Fleurieu General Practice Education and Training, South Australia. We acknowledge the assistance of Fotios Visvardis and Emanuel Saris for laboratory support, David Fechner for information technology support, and Richard Woodman and Camille Schubert for statistical and economic advice, respectively.

Competing interests:

Costs of glycated haemoglobin testing were offset with support from the College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, and an unrestricted grant from Novo Nordisk Australasia.


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