Diabetes mellitus

Please see the links to protocols below for further information on each topic.

Information on diagnosis and treatment targets for diabetes click here.

Protocol for glucose tolerance testing form the diagnosis of diabetes, click here.

New units for HbA1c reporting were introduced on 1st June 2009.

Read the guides for -

Diabetes UK have a calculator to convert between the two sets of units. Beware that it gives incorrect conversions if you ask it to convert HbA1c values less than 2.15%.

Page updated: 03/07/14 | Updated by: Dr. Julian Barth