Am I At Risk of Diabetes?

American Diabetic Association has given following criteria for testing for diabetes

All individuals above 45 years of age. If results of the test are normal then repeat the test every third year.
Overweight individuals having additional risk factors like physical inactivity, first degree relatives with diabetes etc.
Checking of Fasting Plasma Glucose is an appropriate test for the detection of diabetes and prediabetes. For details check 'DIAGNOSIS'.


Discuss with your doctor about the risk factors of diabetes and get screened yourself for healthy productive life if recommended by your doctor.