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What is the best way to test a person to see if they are diebetic?

What is the best way to test a person to see if they are diebetic?

Blood sugar: Blood sugar is a test for diabetes that can be measured at various times. A fasting blood sugar should be less than 100 mg/dl, and a blood sugar taken randomly should not exceed 200 mg/dl. Blood sugar 2 hours after a meal should be less than 140. If you think you might have diabetes, you should see a physician to check your blood sugar. A blood test called A1c can also be done. No fasting needed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to diagnose pre diabetes? Id regular blood test is negative is there still a chance to have pre diabetes?

What is the best way to diagnose pre diabetes?  Id regular blood test is negative is there still a chance to have pre diabetes?

A1c: Check a blood test called a1c. This gives you a 3 month avg blood sugar. It does not require you to fast. A1c of 5.7-6.4 is considered pre dm if it happens twice. ...Read more

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Is the fasting plasma glucose test the best way to find diabetes of any type?

Is the fasting plasma glucose test the best way to find diabetes of any type?

No: Diabetes is diagnosed based on several criteria. One test is the fasting plasma glucose test, but this should be confirmed with a second elevated fasting glucose test. A glucose challenge test or a hemoglobin A1c test may be substituted as well. ...Read more

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If you have diabetes is sugar always in your urine? What's the best test to see if your diabetic? And what are the main symptoms?

If you have diabetes is sugar always in your urine? What's the best test to see if your diabetic? And what are the main symptoms?

Diabetes: Sugar in urine can clue you in to whether you could have diabetes but it is not used to diagnose diabetes. The three tests approved for diagnosis of diabetes are: fasting blood sugar, hemoglobin a1c, and oral glucose tolerance test (ogtt). Symptoms for diabetes vary but the three most common are excessive thirst, urination and hunger. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure diabetes?

What is the best way to cure diabetes?

Diabetes cure: Aim for diabetic patients is to have good control of diabetes which can be achieved by diet control, exercise, oral tablets and insulin injections, doctor can decide whats the best option considering the kind of diabetes and other risk factors. Pancreas transplant offers potential cure usually reserved for type 1 .http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/pancreas-transplant/home/ovc-20202966 ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure diabetes?

What is the best way to cure diabetes?

Depends: Type 1 diabetes (insulin deficiency) no cure yet type 2 diabetes may become more manageble with life style changes and or bariatric surgery but it realy does not go away, if by cure you mean not having to take medications. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get treated for diabetes?

What is the best way to get treated for diabetes?

That question : Requires a very complicated answer. You have no idea how many things we consider and have to take into account when making decisions regarding your treatment. This is a very individualized decision making process, one that you and your doctor need to come to grips with together. ...Read more

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What is the best way for someone who has Type one diabetes to lose weight?

What is the best way for someone who has Type one diabetes to lose weight?

It's the same: as for anyone else, eat less and exercise more to burn up more calories than you take in. Insulin administration will make this more difficult, and you might want to discuss with your doctor a gradual reduction in insulin dose as weight loss proceeds, but make sure glucose control remains appropriate. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight while taking insulin for type 1 diabetes?

What is the best way to lose weight while taking insulin for type 1 diabetes?

Healthy lifestyle: There are no shortcuts for weight management in patients with type 1 diabetes. It's always best to minimize low sugars (to avoid eating more to keep sugars up), eat healthy, exercise, and get quality sleep. Taking Insulin is vital in this process, though amount may need to be lowered if blood sugars become too tight or low during this process. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to tell my children about our divorce? Our son hugo has aspergers and our 14 year old has celiac and type one diabetes

What is the best way to tell my children about our divorce? Our son hugo has aspergers and our 14 year old has celiac and type one diabetes

No one best way: I believe it's impossible to predict the BEST way to go about telling children about a divorce. The method should be one agreed-upon by both parents and I would think should involve either a family meeting or at least one parent telling both children at the same time. And then, the other parent having a conference if it's not possible to have the whole family together. Best of luck to you all. ...Read more