New diagnosis criteria for diabetes with hemoglobin A1c and risks of macro-vascular complications in an urban Japanese cohort: the Suita study

Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 May;88(2):e20-3. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2010.01.019. Epub 2010 Feb 10.


The association of the new diagnosis criteria for diabetes adopting hemoglobin A1c, recently proposed by the international expert committee, with macro-vascular complications was tested in a 12-year population-based cohort. The present analysis suggested that this new criteria were applicable to macro-vascular complications in the Japanese.

Publication types

  • Evaluation Study
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cohort Studies
  • Diabetes Mellitus / diagnosis*
  • Diabetes Mellitus / epidemiology
  • Diabetic Angiopathies / diagnosis*
  • Diabetic Angiopathies / epidemiology
  • Female
  • Glycated Hemoglobin A / analysis*
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic / standards*
  • Urban Population


  • Glycated Hemoglobin A