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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
Postprandial Definition - Diabetes Terms Glossary - Type 2 Diabetes
Apr 29, 2014 ... This helps people with diabetes figure out which meals keep their blood glucose levels in good control, and which meals may make blood ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/glossaryofterms/g/postprandial.htm
High and Low Blood Sugar - Managing the Ups and Downs
High and low blood sugar are twin concerns of every person with type 1 diabetes. The main challenge is to keep blood glucose levels in a healthy range most of ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/managingtype1diabetes/a/upsanddowns.htm
What Is Estimated Average Glucose (eAG)? - Type 1 Diabetes
New research findings now provide an accurate way to calculate estimated glucose levels from the A1c results. This way we can use the same numbers we are ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/technologyandequipment/a/eAGlucose.htm
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) for Diabetes - Type 2 Diabetes
Typically, the drink contains 75 grams of carbohydrates, although other amounts are possible. Blood will be drawn at various intervals to measure glucose levels ...
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Recommended Blood Glucose Levels for Diabetes - Type 2 Diabetes
Dec 15, 2006 ... Depending on where you look, recommended blood glucose levels can vary. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) numbers differ from ...
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How Insulin Works in the Body - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
May 20, 2014 ... The digestive system releases glucose from foods and the glucose molecules are absorbed into the bloodstream. The rising glucose levels ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/whatisdiabetes/a/How-Insulin-Works-In-The-Body.htm
Preprandial - Diabetes Terms - Preprandial Blood Glucose Levels ...
May 4, 2007 ... Definition: Preprandial literally means "before a meal." For people with diabetes, it refers to blood glucose measurements taken before a meal.
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Why Blood Glucose Drops After Exercise
Nov 22, 2011 ... This means that you are using up your stored glucose. As you do, your glucose levels go down. What most people with diabetes don't realize is ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/technologyandequipment/a/Why-Blood-Glucose-Drops-After-Exercise.htm
Glucose Tolerance Testing (GTT) in Pregnancy
May 16, 2014 ... The glucose tolerance test (GTT) is standard for most practitioners. ... to learn ways that you can control your glucose levels through diet.
http://pregnancy.about.com/od/prenataltests/a/gtttest.htm
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