Testing for Diabetes

General information about how diabetes is diagnosed

Testing for Diabetes

If you think you are at risk, then go to your doctor to be tested for diabetes.

A finger print blood test or urine test can indicate risk level, but cannot diagnose diabetes.

the doctor will refer you to a pathologist who will perform the following tests.

These are generally covered by medicare.

 

 

If necessary, this test will be followed by the following test

 

 



References:

  1. Rizwana Kousar 2010. What is Diabetes? Community Education Series, Melbourne. © Australian Community Centre for Diabetes (ACCD).

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