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FDA Approves Blood Test to Diagnose Diabetes


Health & Wellness  (tags: A1C, Cobas Integra 800, blood, sugar, glucose, disease, drugs, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, prevention, science, study, treatment )

Janet
- 612 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it approved a new blood test from Roche to help doctors diagnose diabetes. The Cobas Integra 800 is a blood test that measures a patient's average blood sugar level over the previous three months.



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Janet D. (10)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 9:26 pm
They make this sound like a new discovery. The A1C test has been around for a long time and that is what they've been using to find an average blood glucose for the last 3 months! So really isn't anything new far as I'm concerned.
 
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