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can there be a way i can test if i have diabetes besides a blood test?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Urine test?: In untreated diabetes when you are passing glucose in the urine it will show in urine test.But it is a crude test and has to be followed up with blood test for glucose and a1c hemoglobin to design the treatment.
Answered on May 3, 2013

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