Testing to detect type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Recommendations Testing to detect type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic people should be considered in adults of any age who are overweight or obese (BMI ≥25 kg/m2 or ≥23 kg/m2 in Asian Americans) and who have one or more additional risk factors for diabetes. For all patients, particularly … Read Full

Testing for Type 1 Diabetes

The incidence and prevalence of type 1 diabetes is increasing Type 1 diabetic patients often present with acute symptoms of diabetes and markedly elevated blood glucose levels, and some are diagnosed with life-threatening keto acidosis. Several studies suggest that measuring islet auto antibodies in relatives of those with type 1 … Read Full