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Question:

From Virginia, USA:

Where would be the best place to get tested for diabetes? How long would it take to get the results? How accurate is the testing? What could cause a false result? And most importantly, how much would it cost? I'm not that wealthy and the fear of high test costs has been a big factor in not getting tested.

Answer:

If you have symptoms of increased thirst and urination, or other concerns about diabetes, see your doctor or go to a nearby health center if you don't have a doctor. A blood glucose level done fasting or after eating will make the diagnosis. If you think you may have diabetes, do not ignore the signs.

LM

Original posting 28 Oct 1998
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms

  
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