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FASTING BLOOD GLUCOSE

FASTING BLOOD GLUCOSEFASTING BLOOD GLUCOSE

FASTING BLOOD GLUCOSE

Method of Collection:

Flouride Vacutainer


Days for reporting:

6 Hrs


Reference:

Reference Range Unit
60 - 100 mg/dl

 


Why is the Test Done?

To determine if your blood glucose level is within healthy ranges; to screen for, diagnose, and monitor hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia diabetes, and pre-diabetes. blood glucose: as part of regular physical, when you have symptoms suggesting hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia, and during pregnancy; if you are diabetic, up to several times a day to monitor blood glucose levels Urine glucose: usually as part of a urinalysis.

 


How to prepare for the Test:

For screening purposes, it is generally recommended that you fast at least 8 hours before a blood glucose test. Those who have been diagnosed with diabetes and are monitoring glucose levels are often tested both while fasting and after meal. A glucose tolerance test requires that you fast for the first blood sample and then drink a liquid containing a specified amount of glucose. Subsequent blood samples are drawn at specified times.


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