The next time your doctor orders blood
work ask him or her about getting screened for
diabetes. If you don’t need fasting blood
another reason and are worried about having to come back, ask about HbA1c.
- Shantanu Nundy, M.D.
(1) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes — 2010. American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care, Volume 33, Supplement 1, January 2010.