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Ethnic differences in glycated haemoglobin between white subjects and those of South Asian origin with normal glucose tolerance
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    Re:Ethnic differences in glycated haemoglobi: a comment

    Dear Editor

    We are astonished by Wiwanitkit's inaccurate remarks regarding the number of subjects studied and analytical methodology in our study [1]. The data set was of more than sufficient size to be subjected to rigorous statistical analyses. If Wiwanitkit had bothered to even casually read the articles he cites [1,2], he should have immediately realised that firstly the thrust of Lenters-Westra's and Sling...

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    Ethnic differences in glycated haemoglobi: a comment

    Dear Editor,

    I read the recent publication by Likhari et al with a great interest [1]. Likhari et al concluded that "In subjects with similar fasting and postprandial glycaemia on OGTT, those of South Asian origin have higher HbA(1c) levels than white subjects. It is speculated that the higher glycaemia-independent HBA1c levels in people of South Asian origin could possibly contribute to their increase cardiovas...

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