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Indications for Measuring a Fasting Plasma Glucose Level in an Asymptomatic Adult

Purpose:

To decide if an asymptomatic adult should be screened for Type 2 diabetes.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, laboratory tests

ICD-10:

E10-E14

Description:

An asymptomatic adult should be screened for diabetes if certain conditions are met. A fasting plasma or serum glucose level can detect impaired glucose handling.

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