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252-Online: Biomarkers 3 – Diabetes and the Laboratory – Biomarkers That Diagnose and Monitor Diabetes


Contact Hours (Points): 1.5

This course is Module 3 of a seven-module set on Biomarkers.

This module focuses on the biomarkers that help to diagnose and monitor diabetes.

Objectives. At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss the role of insulin and glucagon in maintaining “normal” blood sugar levels.
  2. List and describe the reasons for measuring the following:
    • Fasting blood sugar (FBS)
    • Hgb A1c
    • Continuous monitor blood sugar
    • Glucose excursions (fluctuations)
    • Glycated albumin and fructose amine
  3. Define the value of tight glucose control.

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Product Description

Biomarkers 3: Diabetes and the Laboratory – Biomarkers That Diagnose and Monitor Diabetes

Self Study 252 – Basic Level

Contact Hours (Points): 1.5

Written by David Plaut and Deena Davis, MLS

Published 2013.

According the the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) website article titled, “Diagnosis of Diabetes and Prediabetes“, laboratory tests used to diagnose diabetes include:

  • an A1C test, also called the hemoglobin A1c, HbA1c, or glycohemoglobin test
  • a fasting plasma glucose (FPG) test
  • an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)

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