hrp0095lb4 | Late Breaking | ESPE2022

The association between glycated albumin and HbA1c in pediatric acute leukemia patients

Yeun Sim Soo , Bae Ahn Moon , Suh Byung-Kyu

Introduction: Traditionally, HbA1c has been used as a preferred glycemic index in diabetes patients. However, as many acute leukemia patients often present with anemia and/or pancytopenia, HbA1c may not accurately represent blood glucose level in this group. Glycated albumin represents the average level of blood glucose in recent 2-3 weeks, independent of red blood cell life. In this study, we aim to evaluate the usefulness of glycated albumin as glycemic moni...