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

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Dr. Louis Krenn
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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