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Take a test to determine if you’re at risk for diabetes

Take a test to determine if you’re at risk for diabetes

First, take the Inherited Health Conditions test. If one or both of your parents has diabetes, consider an A1C test. What’s an A1C test? The most accurate test of blood glucose is the A1C test.  This blood test is used to diagnose type 1 and type 2 diabetes—and to gauge how well you’re controlling diabetes. [...]

November 8, 2012 Susan Diabetes Comments Off on Take a test to determine if you’re at risk for diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month and it’s serious

November is American Diabetes Month and it’s serious

This month is dedicated to educating people about the scourge of diabetes in the United States.  Why? Because nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Seventy nine million Americans have prediabetes—and are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.[1]  It really is a scourge: diabetes is the fifth leading cause [...]

November 8, 2012 Susan Diabetes Comments Off on November is American Diabetes Month and it’s serious