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How Accurate is Your Glucose Meter? - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
All blood glucose meters use whole blood to measure glucose. Whole blood is simply a blood sample that contains the red blood cells. In a lab glucose test, only  ...
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Measuring Your Hemoglobin A1C for Average Blood Sugar
Your average blood sugar can be measured by a hemoglobin A1c test. It is a vital part of managing your type 1 diabetes. Here are answers to some of the most ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/technologyandequipment/a/hemoA1c.htm
Alternate Blood Sugar Testing Sites - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
An alternative blood testing site is a body location other than your fingertip where you can reliably test your blood glucose. Common alternative blood testing ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/technologyandequipment/a/Alternative_blood_sugar_site_testing.htm
Glucose Tolerance Testing (GTT) in Pregnancy
May 16, 2014 ... This test is done to determine if you suffer from gestational diabetes or glucose intolerance of pregnancy. How the test is done: This test can be ...
http://pregnancy.about.com/od/prenataltests/a/gtttest.htm
Understanding the Fasting Plasma Glucose Test - Type 2 Diabetes
Jun 2, 2014 ... The fasting plasma glucose (FPG) test, also known as the fasting blood sugar test , measures blood sugar levels and is used to diagnose ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/symptomsdiagnosis/a/fpgtest.htm
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) for Diabetes - Type 2 Diabetes
Jul 7, 2014 ... The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), also referred to as the glucose tolerance test, measures the body's ability to metabolize glucose, ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/symptomsdiagnosis/a/ogtt.htm
What to Expect From Gestational Diabetes Testing - Type 2 Diabetes
Jul 7, 2014 ... Why it's done: The oral glucose tolerance test (also known as the glucose challenge screening) is routine for all pregnant women. It is far from ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/preventreversetypeii/a/gestdmtests.htm
Blood Sugar Testing and Prediabetes - Low Carb Diets - About.com
May 21, 2014 ... I am prediabetic. In my case, this means that when my fasting blood glucose was tested in a lab, it was over 100mg/dl (it can also refer to results ...
http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/prediabetesanddiabetes/a/bloodsugartest.htm
What Is Estimated Average Glucose (eAG)? - Type 1 Diabetes
Estimated Average Glucose (eAG) is a new concept that allows you to take your A1c test results and convert them into numbers like you see on your glucose ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/technologyandequipment/a/eAGlucose.htm
Diabetes and the A1C Test - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... The A1C test is a good general measure of diabetes compliance because A1C levels indicate a person's average blood glucose over the past ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/symptomsdiagnosis/a/HbA1c.htm
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