diabetes

Calculator to predict 10-year risk of diabetes complications

Team of researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have developed an innovative risk calculator for people facing type 2 diabetes and obesity. According to experts such people often encounter the dilemma of whether to undergo a weight-loss surgery or to opt…

Many cases of diabetes are missed by the A1c test

According to new research, the hemoglobin A1c blood test underestimates the occurrence of diabetes while diagnosis. “Based on our findings, A1c should not be solely used to determine the prevalence of diabetes,” said the lead researcher, Ms. Maria Mercedes Chang…