Table 2.

Current Guidelines for Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose

Guideline SourceGuideline
American Diabetes AssociationTesting to assess risk for future diabetes in asymptomatic people should be considered in adults of any age who are overweight or obese (BMI ≥25 kg/m2 or ≥23 kg/m2 in Asian Americans) and who have ≥1 additional risk factor for diabetes. For all patients, testing should begin at age 45 years.1
US Preventive Services Task ForceScreening for abnormal blood glucose is recommended as part of cardiovascular risk assessment in adults aged 40 to 70 years who are overweight or obese.14
  • BMI, body mass index.