What is a Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test?
The postprandial blood glucose test measures the level of glucose in the blood and is used as a screening test for prediabetes and type 1 and 2 diabetes. The test is done after 2 hours after the last meal, to check how the body responds to sugar and starch post meal.
When is the Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test recommended?
It is recommended:To analyse for high blood sugar in the presence of risk factors for diabetes.To check the treatment efficacy of patients undergoing diabetes treatment.As a part of a regular preventive health check-up.This test may be recommended for you if you have experienced any of the following symptoms: an increased urge to urinate, blurred vision, recent weight gain or loss, confusion, or a behaviour change.
What does it measure?
The glucose Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test is used to measure:The glucose Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test measures the glucose levels in the blood after 2 hours from the last meal. The PPBS test is done along with a fasting blood sugar test.After every meal, sugar values increase in the blood, and insulin is secreted as a response to reduce the sugar levels until it becomes normal.This is principally caused by diabetes, which may be of two types Type 1 or Type 2. Type 1 diabetes is caused when insulin is not produced or produced in lesser or no quantity.Type 2 diabetes is caused when the insulin produced is not being utilised effectively by the body (insulin resistance) and also due to decreased insulin production.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports after 9 hours, after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test in Delhi?
The cost of the Postprandial Blood Sugar test in Delhi is Rs. 75.
How often should I get tested for the Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test?
The Postprandial Blood Sugar test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values of the Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test?
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test?
It can be done within 1/2 to 2 hours after having the meal.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Postprandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) test in Delhi?
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