Current criteria for the diagnosis of diabetes (2016 guidelines)

2016-Standards-of-Care2

  1. In a patient with classic symptoms of hyperglycaemia or hyperglycaemic crisis, a random plasma glucose ≥200 mg/dL (11.1 mmol/L).

Or

2. Fasting plasma glucose (FPG) ≥126 mg/dL (7.0 mmol/L). Fasting is defined as no caloric intake for at least 8 h.

Or

3. A1C ≥ 6.5%. The test should be performed in a laboratory using a method that is NGSP certified and standardised to the DCCT assay.

Or

4. Two-hour plasma glucose ≥ 200 mg/dL (11.1 mmol/L) during an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). The test should be performed as described by the World Health Organization, using a glucose load containing the equivalent of 75 g anhydrous glucose dissolved in water.

Or

5. In the absence of unequivocal hyperglycaemia, result should be confirmed by repeat testing.

 

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