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How Accurate is Your Glucose Meter? - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Jun 4, 2014 ... In a lab glucose test, only the plasma portion of the blood is used to measure glucose levels; the red blood cells are removed. Whole blood ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/technologyandequipment/a/How-Accurate-Is-Your-Glucose-Meter.htm
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
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
Glucose Tolerance Testing (GTT) in Pregnancy
May 16, 2014 ... This test is used to detect gestation diabetes. Many women will have it routinely in pregnancy.
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
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
Jelly Beans as Alternative to Glucola - About Pregnancy and Childbirth
Jun 20, 2014 ... Glucola is a standard drink that is used when doing the glucose tolerance test ( GTT). This test is typically done near the 28th week of pregnancy ...
http://pregnancy.about.com/od/diabetes/qt/Jelly-Beans-As-Alternative-To-Glucola.htm
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