The Glucose, Plasma, Random test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.
Plasma glucose levels may be abnormally high (hyperglycemia) or abnormally low (hypoglycemia). Glucose measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate metabolic disorders including diabetes mellitus, idiopathic hypoglycemia, and pancreatic islet cell neoplasm.
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Glucose, Plasma, Random #8917
1 Biomarkers - Specimen Type: Serum
Also known as: Glucose Plasma Random
Glucose, Random (P)
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.
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