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Should I take some urine tests if I think I have diabetes?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes
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).

In brief: Yes
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).
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Yes, but
Blood tests more sensitive can get home glucose monitoring machines in pharmacy fasting : <100 nml, 100-125=prediabetes, 126 and higher = diabetes.

In brief: Yes, but
Blood tests more sensitive can get home glucose monitoring machines in pharmacy fasting : <100 nml, 100-125=prediabetes, 126 and higher = diabetes.
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