This test aids in estimating blood sugar levels. It is simple and easily affordable for an ordinary man. It helps in diagnosing pre-diabetes and diabetic patients. What is Glucose? Glucose is one of the effective sources of vitality for the body's cells. It makes the carbohydrates seen...
This test aids in estimating blood sugar levels. It is simple and easily affordable for an ordinary man. It helps in diagnosing pre-diabetes and diabetic patients.
Glucose is one of the effective sources of vitality for the body's cells. It makes the carbohydrates seen in fruits, cereal, and bread.
Diabetes is an abnormal condition that changes the body's proficiency to shatter blood glucose.
In a diabetic patient, this test is advised to be done before any major or minor surgery. It is recommended because if the patient's sugar level is high and the procedure is done, it will not heal like a normal wound. It would take many days or months to heal, and the patient will suffer.
Type -1 Diabetes: Mainly seen in children.
Type - 2 Diabetes: This condition is mainly seen in adults.
Typically, the carbohydrates in the food you intake break down into sugar for energy.
Also, our body has a pancreas, which secretes the hormone Insulin. It helps sugar in its storage for later use. Usually, when cells take up blood sugar, insulin levels decrease.
But in the case of diabetic patients, these levels get altered. It increases the; ch can be fatal if not considered seriously.
The fasting blood sugar test estimates the levels of glucose in the morning. This test is done when you've not eaten anything.
It is just recommended not to eat anything before this test. As its name suggests, it is a blood sugar fasting test. Therefore, you need to fast before the test for 8-12 hours.
• Fasting blood sugar: 99 mg/dL or lower
• Fasting blood sugar in prediabetes: 100–125 mg/dL: 126 mg/dL or above
This test is recommended when the patients show the following symptoms
• Blurred vision
• Feeling tired
• Aggressive patient
The following steps are done
• The area from which the sample is to be taken is cleaned with a swab.
• A band is tied on the arm, and a needle is inserted above the elbow.
• Blood is withdrawn and sent for examination at the laboratory.
|Test Type||Fasting Blood Sugar|
Fasting Blood Sugar Test (Pathology Test)
Within 24 hours*
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