endocrinology
Gestational diabetes

High rates of undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes identified by ED screening

Many people with previously undiagnosed diabetes are being detected by routine screening of blood glucose levels in patients presenting to emergency departments. ED screening is also identifying alarming rates of pre-diabetes in people under 40 years of age, according to findings presented at the recent Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC 2019) in Sydney. Almost 10% of ...

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