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Fasting blood glucose test

2012-09-19 16:23

Fasting blood glucose test

A fasting blood glucose test is a test which can be used for diagnosis of Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes. In Diabetics, the test also reflects whether their Diabetes has been controlled well.

The test is done several hours after fasting.

How is a fasting blood glucose test performed?

The people should not eat or drink except water 8 to 10 hours before the test is done. A blood sample will be taken from the arms in the morning before test result is obtained.

Test results of fasting blood glucose:

Normal range of fasting blood glucose is 6.0 mmol/l or below(≤110mg/dl)

Results between 6.1 and 6.9 mmol/l (between 110mg/dl and 125mg/dl) are referred to as impaired fasting blood glucose, which is a sign for pre-Diabetes.

Levels of 7.0mmol/l or higher are diagnosis indicators for Diabetes.

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