Glycated Albumin More Accurate in PD than Glycated Hemoglobin

Using hemoglobin A1c levels to assess glycemic control in people with diabetes using PD is risky, because anemia causes false negative results. In a 6-month study, 20 people with diabetes using HD were matched for age, sex, and post-meal glucose levels with people with diabetes using PD. In a multiple regression analysis, glycated albumin was the only independent predictor of plasma glucose levels.

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