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.

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