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: So many prizes! Click through and see our fantastic competitions. advertisement Get a quote 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 Sex Divorce more likely when wives get sick Diet and nutrition The dangers of the diet pill Duromine Mental health Mom found guilty of killing 5-year-old son with salt Medical Spider venom may hold key to new painkillers Diet and nutrition Why fried foods are bad for your heart Medical What kills more women than Aids and breast cancer? Dirty water From our sponsors What's this about vitamin B? Independent studies have proved once again that EPO significantly improves symptoms of atopic eczema JJ & Associates offers gents' health– the first medical practice of its kind Live healthier Safety first » Those training for Cycle Tour at risk of flu How to cycle Support the Cycle Tour in style Safety tips for cyclists The Cape Town Cycle Tour is upon us. Here are some tips on how to stay safe. Hit the road » Advice for the long runner Hill training: how to do it Why running is good for you What to wear when you run You do not need a gym membership to run. All you need is the correct clothing and you're ready to reap the benefits.