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Glucose Fasting & PP

All gender10- 12 Hr fasting is required
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    A glucose fasting test is also known as the fasting blood glucose (FBG) or fasting blood sugar (FBS) test that helps to measure the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood after fasting for 8-10 hours. A Glucose Postprandial (PP), 2 hours (Post meal) test is also known as two hour PPG or two-hour post prandial blood sugar test. The term postprandial means after a meal. This test helps to detect diabetes. It measures the levels of glucose (sugar) after 2 hours a meal is taken. The glucose fasting test, post prandial test, and HbA1c, Glycated hemoglobin test is done: • To screen or detect pre-diabetes and diabetes • To identify if a person has a risk of developing diabetes in future • To confirm the diagnosis of diabetes • To monitor the treatment plan of diabetes • To detect abnormal levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood such as hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) or hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) • To monitor the levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood in diabetics undergoing treatment
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    BLOOD

    Gender

    Both

    Age group

    All age group

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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    To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
    The conditions or diseases which can affect the results of the HbA1c test include anemia, supplements such as vitamin C, E, and high cholesterol levels. Having kidney or liver disease can also affect the results of HbA1c. The presence of abnormal hemoglobins or hemoglobin variants like sickle cell disease, thalassemia can also affect the results.
    The HbA1c test measures the levels of glucose which is bound to hemoglobin in the red blood cells. When the levels of glucose in the blood become high, the glucose binds to the hemoglobin. The life of red blood cells is three months. Thus, the HbA1c test measures the average level of glucose for the past three months in the blood
    Diabetes occurs when the levels of blood glucose (sugar) become too high. Blood glucose is the main source of energy and is derived from the food which is consumed. Insulin is a hormone which is produced by the pancreas. Its function is to help derive glucose from food and deliver it to cells so that it can be used for energy. When the body doesn't produce enough insulin or is not able to use the insulin well, the glucose levels rise due to abnormal regulation of insulin in the body which leads to diabetes.
    Diabetes affects major organs of the body which include the heart, blood vessels, nerves, eyes, and kidneys. Uncontrolled blood glucose levels can cause damage to these organs and create complications if the blood glucose levels are not controlled. The complications can even cause disability in the body and can be life-threatening as well.
    The term ‘Hyperglycemia’ refers to high levels of glucose than the normal range in the blood.
    The signs and symptoms of Hyperglycemia include blurred vision, increased thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, and headache. If not treated, the signs and symptoms of hyperglycemia can worsen and the person might have nausea, vomiting, fruity-smelling breath, shortness of breath, dry mouth, weakness, confusion, pain in the abdomen, and coma.
    The term ‘Hypoglycemia’ refers to low levels of glucose than the normal range in the blood.
    The signs and symptoms of Hypoglycemia include fatigue, shakiness, irregular or fast heartbeat, pale skin, shakiness, sweating, anxiety, hunger, irritability, tingling, or numbness of the lips, tongue, and cheeks. If not treated, the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia can worsen and the person might feel confused, experience blurred vision, seizures, and loss of consciousness.
    Yes, please inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines or supplements as it might interfere with the test results

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    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results

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