Diagnosis and Tests
Diabetes may be analysed based on both plasma glucose criteria or A1C criteria. Early in disease diabetes shows no symptoms so blood tests are used to diagnose diabetes and pre-diabetes. Clinical diagnostic in diabetes involve taking blood at a healthcare facility centre or commercial diagnostic centre and sending the sample to a lab for examination. To ensure that test results are accurate lab study of blood of required. Glucose calculating devices used in a health care provider’s office, such as finger-stick devices, are not precise enough for analysis but may be used as a rapid indicator of high blood sugar. Such area of research are highle discussed in ADA annual meeting and ADA sessions.