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Exploring Alternative Metrics for Diabetes Diagnosis: Challenging the Dominance of HbA1c


On Monday, June 12, 2023, Dr. Arshad Hussain, a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, delivered a talk at a symposium organised by the Department of Medicine at Northwest General Hospital & Research Center Peshawar. The intriguing title of the talk was:

“Is HbA1c Still the Optimal Metric for Diagnosing Diabetes?”

As the concept of Time in Range gathers momentum, we question the prevailing dominance of HbA1c and explore novel and more precise parameters for the diagnosis and management of diabetes.