Phil B.FontanarosaMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorStephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Fishbein FellowIndividualAuthor
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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.
Davidson MB, Schriger DL, Peters AL, Lorber B. Glycosylated Hemoglobin as a Diagnostic Test for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. JAMA. 2000;283(5):605-607. doi:10.1001/jama.283.5.601