What is a FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test?
The Fasting Blood Sugar test is used to measure the amount of glucose (sugar) present in your blood after fasting for a whole night or 8 hours. This test helps in treating individuals with diabetes. The Fasting Blood Sugar test is the most commonly prescribed test for diabetes, and it is the simplest and fastest test.
FBS(Fasting Blood Sugar) Test
8-9 hours of fasting
Get reports within 6 hours
As prescribed by your doctor
Blood (Free home sample collection in 60 mins)
When is the FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test recommended?
- You detect diabetes mellitus.
- You screen for high blood sugar in the presence of risk factors for diabetes.
- You detect diabetes during pregnancy or gestational diabetes.
- You are monitoring the treatment efficacy in patients who are undergoing treatment for diabetes.
What does it measure?
- The levels of glucose in the blood during fasting.
- Type 1 diabetes is caused when insulin isn't produced or produced in little or no quantity.
- Type 2 diabetes is caused when insulin produced isn't utilised effectively by the body.
How long will the FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test reports take?
You will get the FBS test reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test in Delhi?
The cost of the FBS test in Delhi is Rs. 75.
How often should I get tested for the FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test?
Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions. People with diabetes can assist their doctor by keeping detailed logs of their blood glucose levels and any relevant information, like changes in activity, medications, or sleep. They should ask their doctor about dietary and lifestyle habits that affect their blood glucose levels.
What are the normal ranges of FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) tests?
What is the type of sample required for FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test?
We require a blood sample for FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test.
What time should I get the FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test done?
FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) can be taken only in the morning.
Is fasting required for the FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test?
Yes, fasting is required for FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar).
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test?
The FBS test is done after you have fasted (without eating anything) for a whole night or 8 to 12 hours. Usually, the blood is drawn in the morning after overnight fasting.
How can I book a FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar) test in Delhi?
Log into https://www.orangehealth.com and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
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