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More Information and References for Diabetes Hemoglobin A1C Tests

References and Community Resources

The American Diabetes Association provides a current listing of free or low-cost screening services, updated monthly. Go to http://www.diabetes.org or call 1-800-DIABETES. This organization is a great resource for all types of diabetes information for patients, family members, and health care professionals. References: Utah: Utah Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2000-2006 (http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/DDTSTRS/Index.aspx?stateId=49&state=Utah&cat=preventive&Data=data&view=TO&trend=a1ctests&id=7) U.S.: U.S. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2013 Gerstein HC, Swedberg K, Carlsson J, McMurray JJ, Michelson EL, Olofsson B, Pfeffer MA, Yusuf S. The hemoglobin A1c level as a progressive risk factor for cardiovascular death, hospitalization for heart failure, or death in patients with chronic heart failure: an analysis of the Candesartan in Heart failure: Assessment of Reduction in Mortality and Morbidity (CHARM) program. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Aug 11;168(15):1699-704.

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:45 MDT