Home > Medical > COPD > FAQs Updated 02 October 2014 How is COPD diagnosed? The diagnosis of COPD is usually confirmed by a lung function measurement. 0 Subscribe to the Newsletter » Join us on Facebook » Ask Stop Smoking Expert » Ask CyberDoc » Anti-Tobacco Art The diagnosis of COPD is confirmed by a lung function measurement, called spirometry.- (Health24.com) More in Medical How many smokers develop COPD? More: COPDFAQs SPONSORED: Fedhealth What cover is right for you? advertisement Get a quote Fedhealth - What cover is right for you? Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Fitness Smoother control of robotic limbs through mind power Medical HIV and life insurance - do you have the facts? Medical India's street dentists filling gaps for the poor Diet and nutrition No poison in Maggi Two Minute Noodles in South Africa Parenting More babies born to mothers addicted to pain meds Medical 5 very bizarre medical inventions From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.