What is a Random Blood Sugar (RBS) test?
The Random Blood Sugar (RBS) test may be a method for measuring the quantity of sugar or glucose circulating in a person’s blood. These tests are often done at any time of the day.
The test can also be done to see the efficacy of treatment for diabetes.
If your RBS is 200 mg/dl, it's likely that you simply have diabetes.
If the amount is between 140–200 mg/dl, you'll be at an increased risk of developing diabetes, a condition referred to as "pre-diabetes."
When is the Random Blood Sugar (RBS) test recommended?
It is recommended:
If you have symptoms of high blood glucose, such as increased appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, and blurring of vision.
If you have risk factors for diabetes like high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, obesity, or a family history of diabetes.
If you are pregnant.
If you are already a diabetic.
What does it measure?
The Random Blood Sugar (RBS) test is used to measure:
The Random Blood Sugar (RBS) test is done to determine the amount of glucose at any point in time.
The RBS test helps to determine the levels of glucose at any point in time. To confirm the diagnosis, follow-up tests are required, which include glucose-fasting, blood and oral glucose tolerance tests.
This test provides a speedy diagnosis of diabetes. Also, it's helpful for diabetic patients who require a supplementary dose of insulin just in case of an emergency.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 8 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Random Blood Sugar (RBS) test?
The cost of the random blood sugar (RBS) test in Delhi is Rs. 50.
How often should I get tested for the Random Blood Sugar (RBS) test?
Random blood sugar (RBS) is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values of the Random Blood Sugar (RBS) 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.
Is fasting required for a Random Blood Sugar test?
Fasting is not required.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the random blood sugar test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Random Blood Sugar (RBS) test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in 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.
Why should I book a Random Blood Sugar (RBS) with Orange Health in Delhi?
Orange Health is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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