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Table 1 Assessment of control of common chronic diseases

From: Ask about smoking, not quitting: a chronic disease approach to assessing and treating tobacco use

Disease Assay Type of assessment
Hypertension Blood pressure Physiologic
Diabetes Glycated hemoglobin: A1c, and daily glucose Serum
Hyperlipidemia Lipid profile, HDL/LDL ratio, triglyceride level Serum
Overweight/obesity Weight, body mass index (BMI) Physiologic
Asthma Peak expiratory flow rate Physiologic
HIV Viral load, T-cell counts Serum