Diabetes Screening Test
Ages 20 and older: get screened for diabetes if your blood pressure is higher than 135/80 .
- If you take high blood pressure medication.
Note:The screening guidelines are recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). The USPSTF is a group composed of primary care providers ( internists, pediatricians, family physicians, gynecologists/obstetricians, nurses, and health behavior specialists) that are experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine.
Talk to your doctor to determine if this guideline is right for you.