Hemoglobin A1c is used clinically as a biomarker for the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus. Various methods are available to measure HbA1c and each has advantages and limitations. The focus of this presentation is on the clinical and operational aspects of using capillary electrophoresis as an analytical method for HbA1c measurement. Learning Objectives

  • List the different analytical methods for measuring HbA1c
  • Describe the clinical aspects of Capillary electrophoresis for HbA1c analysis
  • Describe the operational aspects of Capillary electrophoresis for HbA1c analysis


Speaker’s biography

Dr. Grenache is the chief scientific officer for TriCore Reference Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In that role, he leads the TriCore Research Institute and works cooperatively to develop and implement TriCore’s scientific research strategy. He is also the medical director of the chemistry, immunology, and esoteric analytic chemistry labs, a clinical professor of pathology at the University of New Mexico, and president of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and a Fellow in the AACC Academy. His research interests are centered on leveraging longitudinal laboratory data to gain insights into population health and the diagnostic tests used to manage the pregnant patient.


Dr. Grenache
Chief Scientific Officer, TriCore Reference Laboratories

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