World Diabetes Day..
How do we diagnose Diabetes Mellitus?
1.A1C> or equal to 6.5,
2.Fasting plasma glucose > or equal to 126 mg/dl,
3.2 hr plasma glucose > or equal to 200 mg/dl after a 75 gm oral glucose tolerance test,
4. symptoms of hyperglycemia and random plasma glucose > or equal to 200mg/dl
A Medical ID alerts emergency personnel and strangers. Encourage people with Diabetes Mellitus to carry/wear a Medical ID Card.