Screening for type II diabetes mellitus in the United States: The present and the future

Ayesha Abid, Shahla Ahmad, Abdul Waheed

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The number of individuals being diagnosed with type II diabetes in the United States is increasing. The screening tests for diabetes are able to detect the vast majority of diabetics. However, they do not represent the high-risk individuals who may be prone to diabetes at an earlier age. This brief communication looks at the current screening practices and the gaps in the guidelines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-22
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes
StatePublished - Jun 13 2016


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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