April 24, 2019 | Michael Easterling and Samantha Bonar
City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient, a remarkable milestone considering that the initiative started with just two physicians, three beds and guarded expectations in 1976.
City of Hope study finds diabetes A1c test misses most cases
March 28, 2019 | City of Hope
The hemoglobin A1c blood test is widely used to diagnose type 1 and type 2 diabetes but it is actually unable to detect the disease in most patients, according to a new study presented March 23 at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting.
Popular diabetes diagnosis test misses most cases, study finds
June 23, 2013 | Nicole White
One of the most commonly used diabetes diagnostic tests – popular with patients and physicians because it requires no fasting and no drinking of sickly sweet liquids – is actually unable to detect the disease in most patients, according to new City of Hope research.