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:

    Background

    Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide and is projected to become the seventh cause of death by 2030. Diabetes care among Asians in United States is still hindered due to language, social and cultural barriers. By deploying hemoglobin A1c point-of- care test alongside pharmacist-led community education, we ..

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