Glycated albumin as medium-term glycemic control in diabetes mellitus


  • Fahrun Nur Rosyid Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Surakarta, Indonesia
  • Khristophorus Heri Nugroho Hario Seno Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia
  • Ahmad Fadhlur Rahman School of Nursing, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Surakarta, Indonesia



Diabetes mellitus, Glycated albumin, Glycemic status


Monitoring of glucose levels is essential in preventing the complications of diabetes mellitus, including short, medium and long-term monitoring. Short-term monitoring includes random plasma glucose, fasting plasma glucose, 2-hour post prandial plasma glucose and Oral glucose tolerance tests (OGTT). The medium-term monitoring includes fructosamine and Glycated albumin (GA) while the long-term monitoring is glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c). Currently, the most recommended examination for glucose level monitoring in patients with diabetes mellitus is the glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c). However, there seem to be some conditions where the HbA1c value is doubtful or unreliable. Some of these conditions include anemia, thalassemia, dialysis and pregnancy. The best choice at this time is GA.


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How to Cite

Rosyid, F. N., Hario Seno, K. H. N., & Rahman, A. F. (2021). Glycated albumin as medium-term glycemic control in diabetes mellitus. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 9(12), 3739–3744.



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