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How do doctors determine if you have type 2 diabetes?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Blood tests

You must have 2 abnormal results on the following tests (can have two of the same or 2 different ones): a fasting blood sugar over 125, a 2 hour post glucose tolerance test result of over 200 after the 2 hours, or a "random" glucose of over 200 with symptoms.

In brief: Blood tests

You must have 2 abnormal results on the following tests (can have two of the same or 2 different ones): a fasting blood sugar over 125, a 2 hour post glucose tolerance test result of over 200 after the 2 hours, or a "random" glucose of over 200 with symptoms.
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