Misdiagnosis of Pre-Diabetes

Undiagnosed Pre-Diabetes: The main issues with misdiagnosis of Pre-diabetes is that it remains undiagnosed in many people. Early symptoms are mild or non-existent and most people simply donít see a doctor about anything related to diabetes. The condition is usually diagnosed where a person undergoes testing or screening for diabetes. A urine glucose test can also miss pre-diabetes, whereas a blood glucose test (or finger-prick glucose blood test) are more likely to detect pre-diabetes.

Misdiagnosis: The issues related to misdiagnosis of pre-diabetes are similar to those for Diabetes. The main issues are the diagnosis of the correct type of diabetes, and the detection of complications and other associated medical conditions that a person may have in addition to diabetes. Read more about Misdiagnosis of Diabetes.

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