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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
Understanding the Fasting Plasma Glucose Test - Type 2 Diabetes
The fasting plasma glucose (FPG) test, also known as the fasting blood sugar test , measures blood sugar levels and is used to diagnose diabetes. Relatively ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/symptomsdiagnosis/a/fpgtest.htm
Glucose Tolerance Testing (GTT) in Pregnancy
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 done fasting or ...
http://pregnancy.about.com/od/prenataltests/a/gtttest.htm
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) for Diabetes - Type 2 Diabetes
The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), also referred to as the glucose tolerance test, measures the body's ability to metabolize glucose, or clear it out of the ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/symptomsdiagnosis/a/ogtt.htm
Blood Sugar Testing and Prediabetes - Low Carb Diets - About.com
Most of the time people with prediabetes don't test their blood sugar -- here's why it works for me.
http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/prediabetesanddiabetes/a/bloodsugartest.htm
What to Expect From Gestational Diabetes Testing - Type 2 Diabetes
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 definitive, so don't ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/preventreversetypeii/a/gestdmtests.htm
Diabetes and the A1C Test - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
The A1C test is a good general measure of diabetes compliance because A1C levels indicate a person's average blood glucose over the past few months.
http://diabetes.about.com/od/symptomsdiagnosis/a/HbA1c.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
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