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What to do if I have read that in type 2 diabetes, the symptoms can be virtually non-existent, so how can you tell?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Get tested
Ask your doctor to be tested for pre-diabetes/diabetes.
He/she will order you blood tests (fasting sugar, hba1c, oral glucose tolerance test) to evaluate and confirm the diagnosis.

In brief: Get tested
Ask your doctor to be tested for pre-diabetes/diabetes.
He/she will order you blood tests (fasting sugar, hba1c, oral glucose tolerance test) to evaluate and confirm the diagnosis.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree
In brief: True
Only at the advanced stages of type 2 diabetes when the pancreas has lost significant beta cell reserves ( the cells that produce insulin), that symptoms such as increased urination and weight loss can manifest.
Prior to that, only through medical screening such as fasting bs or A1c that a diagnoses can be made earlier.

In brief: True
Only at the advanced stages of type 2 diabetes when the pancreas has lost significant beta cell reserves ( the cells that produce insulin), that symptoms such as increased urination and weight loss can manifest.
Prior to that, only through medical screening such as fasting bs or A1c that a diagnoses can be made earlier.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Diagnosing diabetes
Blood sugar testing is the gold standard.
Sometimes it is also diagnosed on urine testing.

In brief: Diagnosing diabetes
Blood sugar testing is the gold standard.
Sometimes it is also diagnosed on urine testing.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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