MBBS, MNutrSci, BMedSci, FRACGP, FARGP (Emerg Med), People First Health Group, Toowoomba, Qld.

Extreme hypercholesterolaemia and hypertriglyceridaemia in a man newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus

A Caucasian man aged 46 years, working as an oil rig area coordinator in remote South Australia, presented with incidental hyperglycaemia.

Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes using serial fasting plasma glucose versus HbA1c in the primary care setting

This paper addresses concordance between glycated haemoglobin and fasting plasma glucose as the two most widely used diagnostic tests for type 2 diabetes.