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From Little Rock, Arkansas, USA:

If a urine test is taken early in the morning, before a person has had breakfast, and after they have not eaten for about eight hours, does that make it at all accurate for testing for diabetes?


A urine screen is a useful tool for diagnosing diabetes, however, should not be relied upon as a completely reliable tool for diagnosing diabetes. You can find the most current information regarding making the diagnosis of diabetes at Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes.


Original posting 13 May 2004
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