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Re: [IP] Type 2 diagnosis criteria
The other value for diabetes diagnosis is 2 or more random
tests of 200 or above.
If your Dad gets these kind of readings pp, I would try to
talk him into seeing a different doc (maybe your endo?).
Good luck -- I know how well my Dad listens to me.
HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY Y2K!!!
--- Maureen Reagan <email @ redacted> wrote:
> The question: what is the blood glucose values considered
> at various times
> to be diagnosised with diabetes? I know if you are above
> 126 you are dx
> with diabetes, but does that still apply if it is a 2
> hour pp? I am trying
> to convice my dad he does has type 2 diabetes (as I have
> for the past 5
> years). His doctor is an idiot (didn't diagnosis him
> after countless lab
> values of above 150... some of which were after overnight
> fasts). My dad
> just asked me for a meter so he can "check to see if it
> isn't just nerves"
> and he wants to know what it "can" be after he eats and
> for how long. For
> non-d people, isn't your bg stay fairly stable? I'm also
> trying to
> convince him type 2 is just as serious as type 1, and
> "they" can have
> complications as well as I can. I've thought that I was
> just talking to a
> brick wall for the past 5 years, but I guess maybe the
> message is starting
> to get through.
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