Diabetes or Diabetes mellitus is a condition linked by insulin and/ or to respond to insulin. Diabetics suffer from hyperglycemia and acute as well as chronic complications. Therefore, it's one of the leading causes of death. A series of tests can be done in order to screen for blood sugar content, monitor and control the levels and manage the complications that may arise. Diabetics are advised to get tested frequently based on risk factors associated with their condition.
Why get tested:
To assess the risk of developing diabetes.
To diagnose diabetes
To monitor treatments and effectivity of the diabetes management measures.