Ada Diabetes Screening. Measure PG during fasting at 1 hour and at 2 hours. Although there are insufficient data to make definite recommendations the American Diabetes Association consensus statement titled Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents recommends that overweight defined as BMI 85th percentile for age and sex weight for height 85th percentile or weight 120 of ideal 50th percentile for height youths with any two of the risk factors listed below be.
An A1C below 57 is normal between 57 and 64 indicates you have prediabetes and 65 or higher indicates you have diabetes. S20 screening and testing for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents for additional information 13. If you discover that you do have prediabetes remember that it doesnt mean youll develop type 2 particularly if you follow a treatment plan and make changes to your lifestyle through food choices and physical activity.
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The Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. If your doctor determines that your blood sugar level is very high or if you have classic symptoms of high blood sugar in addition to one positive test your doctor may not require a second test to diagnose diabetes. Testing should be considered in overweight or obese BMI 25 kgm2 or 23 kgm2 in Asian Americans adults who have one or more of the following risks factors. The A1C test measures your average blood sugar for the past two to three months.