Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis



City of Hope Researchers: Popular Diabetes Diagnosis Test Misses 73% of Cases

The hemoglobin A1c blood test, widely used to diagnose Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, is actually unable to detect the disease in most patients, …

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Saliva Test Could Detect Type 1 Diabetes Long Before Symptoms

A simple saliva sample could one day replace blood tests, dramatically changing the way type 1 diabetes is treated in children. The most …


Generation Diabetes: Why the Youngest Type 2 Diabetes Patients Are the Sickest

Gail Punongbayan, pictured above, was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 14. Wearing a maroon sweatshirt with “San Leandro Rebels” …


What Are the Causes and Genetic Components of Type 2 Diabetes?

Reviewed by: Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 4/18. Type 2 diabetes—previously referred to as adult-onset or non-insulin dependent diabetes—accounts for 90 …

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