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Sample Type: SODIUM FLOURIDE PLASMA
Blood glucose or sugar levels are checked to detect diabetes mellitus (a condition associated with high blood glucose levels) or hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels), to screen for diabetes in people who are at risk even before signs and symptoms appear, to confirm the diagnosis of diabetes, and to monitor response to treatment in someone with diabetes.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking