What is the Post prandial blood sugar test?
Postprandial Blood Glucose test is performed to measure the level of glucose in the blood and used as a screening test for prediabetes and type 1 and 2 diabetes. The test is completed after a period of two hours from the beginning of the last meal so on check how the body responds to sugar and starch post your meal.
When is a Post prandial blood sugar test recommended?
This test may be recommended to you, if you have experienced any of the symptoms like increase urge to urinate, blurred vision, recent weight gain or loss, confusion, change in behavior.
if you experienced seizures for the first time, loss of consciousness, etc. Increase in your blood sugar levels and in diabetes may not always show all the symptoms.
Depending on your postprandial blood sugar test results your doctor may advise to do the fasting blood glucose test, random blood glucose test, HbA1c test or glucose tolerance test.
What does it measure?
Glucose postprandial Blood (PPBS) test measures the glucose levels in the blood after a period of 2 hours from the start of last meal. The PPBS test is usually done along with a Fasting blood sugar test
Glucose may be a monosaccharide or monosaccharide, which is that the main source of energy for all the cells of the body, and therefore the only energy source for the system nervous system.
After every meal, sugar levels increase within the blood and insulin is secreted as a response to scale back the sugar levels until it becomes normal.
If glucose levels falls to low in blood, another pancreatic hormone called glucagon is released.
This is principally caused by diabetes, which may be of two types Type 1 or Type 2. Type 1 Diabetes is caused when insulin isn't produced or produced in little or no quantity.
Type 2 Diabetes is caused by when the insulin produced is not been utilized 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 6 hours, after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Post prandial blood sugar test?
The cost of the Post prandial blood sugar test in Noida is Rs. 70.
How often should I get tested for Post prandial blood sugar test?
Post prandial blood sugar test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values for a Post prandial blood sugar test?
The Normal range is 100 - 140 mg/dL.
What is the type of sample required?
We require blood 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 a Post prandial blood sugar test?
Fasting is not required for this test. It can done after having the meal
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Cholesterol test?
Answer. There are no Specific precautions for this test. Depends on the doctor.
How can I book a Post prandial blood sugar test in Noida?
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