Glucose, Fasting and Postprandial, 1 Hour

The Glucose, Fasting and Postprandial, 1 Hour test contains 1 test with 2 biomarkers.

Plasma glucose levels may be abnormally high (hyperglycemia) or abnormally low (hypoglycemia). Glucose measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate metabolism disorders including diabetes mellitus, idiopathic hypoglycemia, and pancreatic islet cell carcinoma

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Also known as: Glucose Fasting and Postprandial 1 Hour

Glucose, Plasma

A blood glucose test measures the amount of a sugar called glucose in a sample of your blood. Glucose is a major source of energy for most cells of the body, including those in the brain. The hormones insulin and glucagon help control blood glucose levels.

Glucose, Postprandial/

A blood glucose test measures the amount of a sugar called glucose in a sample of your blood. Glucose is a major source of energy for most cells of the body, including those in the brain. The hormones insulin and glucagon help control blood glucose levels.