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Old Blood Test Can Predict Type 2 Diabetes Super Early, Tel Aviv University Study


1/28/2014 7:03:06 AM

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It is possible to predict type 2 diabetes super early, even before prediabetes, according to a new report from Tel Aviv University. In fact, the test to make this prediction is one that doctors already use all the time for diabetes.

You may be familiar with the term hemoglobin A1c and the test of the same name. Traditionally, this test is used to help in the diagnosis of both prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and to monitor a person’s average level of blood glucose (sugar) over the previous two to three months.

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