Diagnosis of Diabetes
Diagnosis of diabetes is based on several factors, like patient‘s physical exam, presence or absence of symptoms, medical history, risk factors, blood reports etc. Blood tests can be used to confirm a diagnosis of diabetes, based on the amount of glucose found. Urine test can also be used to check protein in the urine that may help diagnose diabetes. These tests also can be used to monitor the disease once the patient is on a standardized diet, oral medications, or insulin.