Fasting Blood Sugar Test

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This two-page handout helps people prepare for a blood sugar test, which measures the amount of a sugar called glucose in a blood sample taken from a person who has been fasting. It explains that the test may be done to check for diabetes. The document contains brief guidelines to help the patient fast in preparation for the test, and discusses what will happen during the test, and after.

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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
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Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Blood glucose, Diabetes, Hypoglycemia
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/1/2009
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