Educational ResourcesInformation to expand your diabetes knowledge

A variety of resources to help keep you informed of the latest topics in diabetes testing.


A doctor discussing diabetes testing with her patients

Webinar: Diabetes—beyond HbA1c

Join Dr. Youssef Maakaroun, MD, as he discusses the various conditions associated with diabetes and how innovative assays can help optimize management of diabetes patients and route them for proper care.

Doctor consults with a diabetes patient about Hemoglobin A1c Measurement and Standardization

Webinar: HbA1c measurement and standardization

The HbA1c test is used routinely to monitor glycemic control in diabetic individuals and diagnose diabetes. Dr. Randie Little, an expert in HbA1c laboratory, testing, discusses the importance of HbA1c testing in diagnosing diabetes, its measurement, and the standardization process.

Randie R. Little, PhD
National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP)
Network Coordinator
Departments of Pathology and Child Health
University of Missouri School of Medicine

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Webinar: Demystifying HbA1c POC testing and the impacts of COVID-19 on patients with diabetes

Dr. Erna Lenters-Westra, Emma English, and Professor Garry John share their insights on the subject of HbA1c POC testing.

Webinar: Gestational diabetes: Pathophysiology, risk, and outcomes

Webinar: Gestational diabetes: Pathophysiology, risk, and outcomes

In this expert webinar, Jeanne Rhea-McManus focuses on understanding the diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes in addition to management and appropriate postpartum follow-up to ensure optimal outcomes for both mother and baby.

Educational Videos

Video: NAFLD/NASH prevalence in type 2 diabetes patients and use of noninvasive tests

Watch this 5-minute video in which Dr. Scott D. Isaacs, an endocrinologist and obesity medicine specialist, discusses the risk and prevalence of NAFLD and NASH in patients with type 2 diabetes and his experience and recommendations in managing these patients, including the use of noninvasive tests.

Educational video: Atellica CH HbA1c assay

See how the Atellica® CH Enzymatic Hemoglobin A1c assay assists clinicians in diagnosing and monitoring diabetes

Educational video: Diabetes and HbA1c assays

Watch this video explaining diabetes and the HbA1c assays.

Journal Articles

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MLO article: Importance of HbA1c testing for diabetes diagnosis and management post COVID-19 infection

MLO: Early identification and treatment of the disease can improve health outcomes by avoiding or delaying long-term diabetic complications.

Diabetes: the Past, the Present, and the Challenging Future

MLO article: Diabetes: the past, the present, and the challenging future 

MLO: The HbA1c level reflects the integrated glucose value over the preceding 12 weeks. Epidemiological studies have shown that HbA1c values are superior to glucose in estimating the risk of microvascular complications.


Infographic: Diabetes and its related conditions

Infographic: Diabetes and its related conditions

Understand the role of early detection and monitoring in achieving better patient outcomes.

Infographic: Global impact of COVID-19 and lockdowns on POC HbA1c testing

Infographic: Global impact of COVID-19 and lockdowns on POC HbA1c testing

To what extent is there a change in glycemic control during the COVID-19 outbreak and lockdowns, and does COVID-19 affect population-level glycemic control?

Download the infographic to learn more about how the pandemic has affected POC HbA1c testing and help raise awareness.