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An audit of 24-hour creatinine clearance measurements at Tygerberg Hospital and comparison with prediction equations
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-10)
BACKGROUND: Internationally, clinical guidelines recommend the use of creatinine-based equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR) for assessment and follow-up of kidney disease. The routine use of 24-hour ...
HbA1c of 6.5% to diagnose Diabetes Mellitus—Does it work for Us?—The Bellville South Africa study
(Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2011-08)
Background: HbA1c has been the gold standard for glycaemic control follow-up for decades. In 2009, a level of 6.5% (48 mmol/mol) was proposed as diagnostic for diabetes. We test this cut-off in our community. Methods: ...