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Screening and Diagnosis of Prediabetes


Prediabetics will never know by their own about their high blood sugar. If they are suffering from the mentioned factors which indicates risk zone, they should periodically go for routine check up and should be cautious enough about the given signs and symptoms. Once they crossed the age of 45, they must routinely visit a doctor and ask for its diagnosis.

There are two types of blood tests to determine whether you are suffering from prediabetes or not, they are as follows:

  • Fasting blood glucose test : A fasting blood sugar level under 100 milligrams of glucose per deciliter of blood (mg/dl) is considered normal. If your blood sugar level is 100 to 125mg/dL, you have prediabetes - also called impaired fasting glucose (IFG). If you are suffering from prediabetes then the fasting blood sugar as well as post postprandial blood sugar will fluctuate easily.
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) : After fasting for at least eight hours, FBS (fasting blood sugar) is checked and then an oral dose of 8 ounce sugary syrup is administered. The blood glucose level is checked after an hour and if it reaches 144-199 mg/dl after two hours, you have impaired glucose tolerance.

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by lalitha Date Added: Tue 20 September, 2011
i have 117 sugar on fasting. am I prediabetic. do reply


by raju Date Added: Thu 07 January, 2010
FBs is 104 and PP Blood suger is 93, Is this symptoms for prediabities?


by Sonali Trivedi Date Added: Tue 03 November, 2009
My husband's diabetes is 225 mg fasting and 314 mg post lunch. Let me known the remedies to control the sugar level.


by susanta samantara Date Added: Sat 31 October, 2009
Today I test my Blood-Sugar level. My fasting Blood-sugar level is 267mg/dl and pp 427mg/dl. Suggest me what I can do now


by Rajib Date Added: Fri 08 May, 2009
My fasting blood sugar level is 79 and PP blood sugar level is 217. Can I be called a pre-diabatic


by Rahul Sharma Date Added: Wed 18 March, 2009
I am 30yrs old and my mother is a diabetic. I have done a blood sugar test and my fasting and PP are 101 and 135mg/dL respectively. Can I be called a prediabetic? Is it 100% sure that every prediabetic will be a patient of diabetes milletus? Is there any condition that my sugar level becomes normal without any medicatiion? Does every diabetic with a normal sugar level suffers Erectile Dysfunction? If yes, how far can it be remedied?

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