Lucica® Glycated Albumin-L test for diabetes: Comparisons and Clinical Utility With Shane O’Neill

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September 1, 2022

In this episode we are joined by Shane O’Neill, director of scientific affairs at EKF Diagnostics. Shane provides an introduction to the glycated albumin (GA) test for intermediate-term glycemic control in diabetic patients. The GA test is now FDA-cleared and available for use in the United States. It was developed by Asahi-Kasei Pharma of Japan (Lucica® brand) and is a standardized and well-evidenced method for determining glycated albumin levels in the serum. Shane will also describe why glycemic control is important and discuss the value of the test for glycemic monitoring, outlining its clinical utility and how it compares to other markers of glycemic control, such as hemoglobin A1C and fructosamine. EKF Diagnostics distributes the test in the United States.

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