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Why would a doctor order a stool specimen for occult blood if diabetes?

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Dr. Howard Congress
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Not for diabetes.

The test is one of the screening tests for colon cancer and to detect occult gastrointestinal bleeding.
It is not indicated or relevant for evaluating or treating diabetes.

In brief: Not for diabetes.

The test is one of the screening tests for colon cancer and to detect occult gastrointestinal bleeding.
It is not indicated or relevant for evaluating or treating diabetes.
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