Media Article: Diabetes Trends

Examining some of the emerging options for diabetes testing in the clinical laboratory

Advance diabetes feature Nov15From the clinical laboratory to the diagnosing physicians, there are few areas that represent such a group effort in the healthcare industry as the prevention of type 2 diabetes. The importance of a lifestyle change in pre-diabetic patients cannot be understated, but the need for increased presence in clinical screening for warning signs is paramount.

In a recent interview with ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory, Chris Florkowski, MD(Lond), MRCP(UK), FRCPA, FRACP, consultant with Canterbury Scientific and chemical pathologist at Canterbury Health Laboratories in Christchurch, NZ, discussed the role of the laboratory in helping patients with pre-diabetes.  Read the article

Published on Monday, December 7th, 2015, under Articles