A comparison of point-of-care (POCT) HbA1c testing versus standard diabetes screening tests in family medicine clinic patients found that POCT HbA1c identified significantly more patients with previously undiagnosed hyperglycemia and prediabetes (Ann Fam Med 2017;15:162–4). The authors also determined that systematically screening patients via POCT HbA1c “greatly increases the chances for a screen to occur.” Read more >