FAQ

How do I know if I have Diabetes Mellitus?

Answer:

If you have any of the above symptoms or if any of your relative does please see your doctor and he/she will conduct the following tests on you to confirm Fasting plasma glucose, HbA1C etc.

 

What other tests are important to do if I am diabetic?

Answer:

There are several tests to do if one is diabetic and can be categorized as either

1: Tests to know what type of diabetes I have

            Thyroid function tests and Anti-Thyroid auto Antibodies

            Auto antibodies i.e Anti GAD65, IA-2A, ICA, IAA

2: Tests to help prevent complications ( frequency should be 3-4times a year) depending on the advice of your doctor

             Fasting lipid profile

             Microalbumin

             Renal Profile

             Liver Function tests

             Ophthalmologic review of the eyes