Assessment of risk factors and burden of glucose intolerance using hemoglobin a1c point-of-care test in asian populations

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: XIE, Yafang (UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy, La Jolla, United States)
  • Co-author(s): Yafang Xie:
    Binh Tran: UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, La Jolla, United States
    Sandy Chong: UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, La Jolla, United States
    Kayla Giang: UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, La Jolla, United States
    Linda Hill: UC San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, United States
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    This is a cross-sectional study of Asian populations participating at health fairs. About 30 people were screened at each outreach. Pharmacists and student pharmacists performed on-site screenings with novel point-of-care tests, and educated attendees on Diabetes. Participants with high HbA1C and blood pressure results were referred to..

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