Journal of General Internal Medicine

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 142–144 | Cite as

Doc, I Just Ate: Interpreting Random Blood Glucose Values in Patients with Unknown Glycemic Status

  • Michael E. Bowen
  • Lei Xuan
  • Ildiko Lingvay
  • Ethan A. Halm
Concise Research Letters

KEY WORDS

random glucose prediabetes diabetes screening dysglycemia 

Notes

Contributors

M.B. participated in the design, analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of the manuscript. L.X. participated in analysis, data interpretation, and manuscript revision. I.L. participated in the data interpretation and manuscript revision. E.H participated in the design, analysis, data interpretation, and manuscript revision.

M.B. had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Prior Presentations

Preliminary data from this study were presented at the 2015 Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Conflict of Interest

The authors report no potential conflicts of interest relevant to this work.

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© Society of General Internal Medicine 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael E. Bowen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lei Xuan
    • 2
  • Ildiko Lingvay
    • 3
    • 4
  • Ethan A. Halm
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA
  2. 2.Division of Outcomes and Health Services Research, Department of Clinical SciencesUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA
  3. 3.Division of Endocrinology, Department of MedicineUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA
  4. 4.Department of Clinical SciencesUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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