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Prediabetes screening utilizes some of the same tests used for identifying type 2 diabetes. In this video, Dr. Frias lists scores on three common screening tests (fasting plasma glucose, hemoglobin A1C, and 75g oral glucose tolerance) that indicates someone in an intermediary position between normal...
Almost 10% of the US population is afflicted with diabetes, and a much greater percentage is at risk of developing diabetes as they age. Researchers have been busy studying the risk factors associated with pre-diabetes in order to pinpoint as many indicators as possible. In this video, Dr. Frias describes...