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Who should get tested for pre-diabetes?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Risk factors

If you have risk factors for diabetes, you should get tested early so you can intervene early if positive.
Risk factors (selected) are: obesity, family history of diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits.History of gestational diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndromes, older age, metabolic syndrome, history of giving birth to a baby > 9 lbs....

In brief: Risk factors

If you have risk factors for diabetes, you should get tested early so you can intervene early if positive.
Risk factors (selected) are: obesity, family history of diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits.History of gestational diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndromes, older age, metabolic syndrome, history of giving birth to a baby > 9 lbs....
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Jenni Ramsey
Pharmacology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: More than do

There are many people with diabetes who are undiagnosed.
I recommend that all adults have there glucose checked yearly at a routine physical. And anyone who us having symptoms of diabetes should be checked.

In brief: More than do

There are many people with diabetes who are undiagnosed.
I recommend that all adults have there glucose checked yearly at a routine physical. And anyone who us having symptoms of diabetes should be checked.
Dr. Jenni Ramsey
Dr. Jenni Ramsey
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