What is a PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) 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 PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) 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 PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test in Gurgaon?
The cost of the Postprandial Blood Sugar test in Gurgaon is Rs. 75.
How often should I get tested for the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) 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 PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test?
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test in Gurgaon?
Log into 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.
Why should I book the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test with Orange Health Labs in Gurgaon?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Gurgaon. 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!How to book a
If you’re looking for a in Gurgaon, your search ends here. With Orange Health Labs, you no longer need to step out of your home for the test. Just book a PPBS test through Orange Health Labs's website and our eMedic will collect your sample within 60 minutes of booking the test from your home, office.. any place of your convenience! The sample will be taken to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab for testing. Your reports will be shared with you within 6 hours over WhatsApp. You can always view the reports on our app too!Frequently Asked Questions on PPBS
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 PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test?
It can be done within 1/2 to 2 hours after having the meal.