Diagnosing Diabetes - Health Channel


Diagnosing Diabetes |

Diagnosing Diabetes, Health Channel

With a graphic, Lois Exelbert, Nurse Diabetes Educator and Patient Care Manager with Baptist Hospital, explains the tests which are used to diagnosis diabetes.
The expert explains the test called A1C measures the average of what blood sugar there has been over a three-month period. It’s the best tool for finding people with diabetes even if the fasting level is absolutely normal.
She advises if a patient doesn’t take insulin, he should test before breakfast and test two hours after various different meals.

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