GLUCOSE FASTING 

Test Details:

Glucose is the main source of energy that is required by our body and we gain glucose from a carbohydrate-rich diet. A Fasting Blood Glucose Test helps to determine the amount of blood glucose after 8 hours of fasting and this test is the prime measure for monitoring Diabetes.

Test Required for:

Glucose fasting test helps to assess the amount of glucose in your blood post fasting. This test is done to check for type 1 or type 2 or gestational diabetes. It is also known as Blood Sugar or Fasting Blood Sugar.

Test Ordered for:

Helps to measure the amount of glucose in body post fasting for eight hours.

Test Recommended:

It is recommended to diagnose diabetes and pre-diabetes. A high value indicates impaired Glucose tolerance, Hyperglycemia and Diabetes. A low value indicates Diabetic or Non-Diabetic hypoglycemia.

  • Preparation : Over night fasting
  • Online Report Delivery : Same Day
  • Sample Type : Blood

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What is Fasting Blood Sugar Test?

Glucose is the main source of energy that is required by our body and we gain glucose from a carbohydrate-rich diet.

A Fasting Blood Glucose Test helps to determine the amount of blood glucose after 8 hours of fasting and this test is the prime measure for monitoring Diabetes.

 

What is the normal range of Fasting Blood Sugar Test?

The normal range of Fasting Blood Sugar Test is 70 to 100 mg/dL of blood.

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What do the deviations from the normal range indicate?

A high value indicates impaired Glucose tolerance, Hyperglycemia and Diabetes. A low value indicates Diabetic or Non-Diabetic hypoglycemia.

 

Are there any special instructions for Fasting Blood Sugar Test?

The patient must not eat or drink anything apart from water for 8 hours before getting the test.