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 Medical The Ebola outbreak so far News Cell transplant helps paralysed man walk with frame Diet and nutrition Tastic Simply Delicious products recalled News Red Cross delivers first medical aid in a year to Palestinians in Syria Sex Female orgasm: battleground of science? Medical South Africans underestimate men's risk of osteoporosis From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Vote for 2014 Hill's Pet Slimmer of the Year Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know.