NIH Recommends A1c Testing

January 26th, 2012 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

The National Institutes of Health has come out for expanded A1c testing. Their press release and fact sheet point out that the A1c test does not require fasting and helps identify diabetes and pre-diabetes. They recommend testing of anyone 45 years old or younger than 45 are overweight, inactive or have at least one risk factor for type 2 diabetes. New NIH fact sheet explains test for diabetes, prediabetes, January 26, 2012 News Release – National Institutes of Health (NIH)