Type 2 diabetes is usually diagnosed using a blood test that checks your blood sugar levels. To be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you have to have high blood sugar at least 2 times using one of these tests:
Since most people with type 2 diabetes don’t have symptoms at first, it is important to get tested. Catching and controlling diabetes early can prevent serious long-term health problems. Untreated diabetes can harm your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys. Talk to your doctor about whether you should be tested for type 2 diabetes.
An easy blood sugar test can put your mind at rest!