Diabetes and Pre-diabetes only can be detected once the diagnosis report comes. There are types of blood tests to show whether the person's blood glucose level is higher than the glucose range. Blood tests help to identify the type of diabetes too. Doctors may ask people to go for blood tests to diagnose Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes
Physicians often diagnose type 1 diabetes in children and young adults who are symptomatic of diabetes. Adults may experience symptoms that are less specific.
Type 2 Diabetes
Gestational diabetes: All pregnant women who have not previously been diagnosed with diabetes should be screened for gestational diabetes from 24 to 28 weeks of pregnancy.
Various blood tests to rule out Diabetes and Pre-diabetes -
|Result*||A1C Test||Fasting Blood Sugar
Random Blood Sugar
|126 mg/dL or above||200 mg/dL or above||200 mg/dL or above|
|Prediabetes||5.7 - 6.4%||100 - 125 mg/dL||140 - 199 mg/dL||N/A|
|Normal||Below 5.7%||99 mg/dL or below||140 mg/dL or below||N/A|
Regular check-ups help to monitor and control diabetes. Tests are advised every 3 months. For an accurate diagnosis, reach out to us at +91 (79) 4900 6800 or visit www.unipath.in for more information. Unipath specialty laboratory provides home sample collection also for your convenience.