Serving Katy & Greater Houston area

Diabetes Screening/Test

The ratio of people suffering from diabetes is rapidly increasing all around the world. Type-2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes, which develops later in life and can be caused by both lifestyle and inherited factors. The early detection of this disease is necessary for lowering long-term health consequences.

What tests are available at the Medical Office of Katy to diagnose diabetes?

Currently, the following tests are used to diagnose or differentiate between different kinds of diabetes:

  • C-peptide Test
  • Fasting Plasma Glucose Test
  • HbA1c Test for Diabetes
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

Should I get myself tested for diabetes?

Doctors at the Medical Office of Katy recommend a diabetic screening if you experience any of the symptoms of diabetes, such as frequent urination, excessive thirst, or chronic fatigue, or have any family history regarding this condition.