Diagnosis & Tests

Almost a third of those with diabetes aren’t aware they have the disease. Learn how diabetes is diagnosed and what tests doctors and patients use for diabetes.

Diagnosis

Learn how doctors diagnose type 2 diabetes.

Are you worried about diabetes during pregnancy?  How is this diagnosed? Find out why it’s important to know about diagnosing diabetes during pregnancy.

Tests

Learn how diabetes patients can test their blood glucose levels – and why they should be monitoring blood sugars regularly.

Get the facts on this diabetes test, which is given after the patient fasts for 8-16 hours.

The hemoglobin A1C blood test checks how well your diabetes has been recently been controlled.

Diabetes patients often take urine tests to check for diabetes-related kidney disease and severe hyperglycemia (high blood sugar).

Kids may not have obvious symptoms before being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

 

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