HBA1C vs RBS/FBS

  1. 0 Good day fellow nurses.

    I am wondering if doctors still order random blood sugar or fasting blood sugar for suspected diabetic patients. Younger docs in our institution usually order HBA1C (glycosylated hemoglobin) if they suspect that a patient is diabetic. Just wondering if older docs are just not updated to new trends or there is a reason why they still order FBS or RBS.
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    lactamase has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Medical-Surgical/Infection Control'. From 'Manila, Philippines'; Joined Apr '10; Posts: 75; Likes: 17.

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    Opps, double posted.
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    Requires membership... >_<
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    Seen it now! I saw a similar article at Medscape about new guidelines for diagnosis diabetes. Docs just keep on ordering fbs/rbs.


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