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Should I get tested for diabetes ?

Hey guys, I ve been worrying for a while now about whether or not I have been experiencing symptoms of diabetes. Here s the deal: - My grandma has type 2 diabetes , so that of course sent up a red flag. - I pee a lot. I ll have something to drink and even if I didn t have that much I ll usually have to pee like mad in an hour or so. - I tend to think of myself as in-shape as I am fairly thin, but after only a few minutes of running in gym class I m tired and out of breath . - My vision is pretty bad. I ve needed glasses since 3rd grade. - I probably take in my fair share of sugar. Not in the way of candy or sweets, but I usually drink 1-2 cans of soda per day. I m 18 years old, male, 5 6 , and 120 lbs. What do you guys think? Any help will be appreciated. Thanks!
Asked On : Thu, 7 Jan 2010
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hi .since you have a family history and also have symptoms of increased urination which is one of the symptoms for having diabetes .i thik u should get a fasting blood sugar , post lunch blood sugar done to screen for diabetes.
Answered: Sun, 29 Jan 2012
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get the blood glucose tested in the early morning empty stomach and two hours after food. this will tell whetere you are sufering from diabetes or not

Answered: Fri, 8 Jan 2010
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