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February 2, 2000

Glycosylated Hemoglobin as a Diagnostic Test for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Author Affiliations

Phil B.FontanarosaMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorStephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Fishbein FellowIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 2000;283(5):605-607. doi:10.1001/jama.283.5.601

To the Editor: In our article1 we advised against diagnosing diabetes mellitus in individuals with normal or only slightly elevated HbA1C levels. However, we take issue with several points raised in the editorial by Dr Vinicor2 that accompanied our article.

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