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Diabetes Health Checkup

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Description

For Customers in Visakhapatnam only

This test includes:

  1. Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS),
  2. Postprandial Blood Sugar Test (PPBS),
  3. HbA1C,
  4. Complete Blood Culture (CBC),
  5. Lipid Profile

Fasting or Non Fasting: As suggested by doctor

This diabetes health checkup is designed for customers in Visakhapatnam who want to assess their diabetes-related markers and overall health. It includes several key tests to evaluate blood sugar levels and other important health parameters.

sample requiredSample Required:

Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS): A blood sample is collected from a vein in your arm after an overnight fast.

Postprandial Blood Sugar Test (PPBS): A blood sample is collected from a vein in your arm 2 hours after a meal.

HbA1C: A blood sample is collected from a vein in your arm, and this test doesn’t require fasting.

Complete Blood Culture (CBC): A blood sample is collected from a vein in your arm, and this test doesn’t require fasting.

Lipid Profile: A blood sample is collected from a vein in your arm, and this test doesn’t require fasting.

test timeTest Time:

Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) and PPBS: These tests take just a few minutes to collect the blood sample.

HbA1C, CBC, and Lipid Profile: Typically, it takes a few minutes to collect the blood sample.

test normal rangeTest Normal Range:

Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS): Normal fasting blood sugar levels are usually between 70 to 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL).

Postprandial Blood Sugar Test (PPBS): Normal postprandial blood sugar levels are usually below 140 mg/dL.

HbA1C: Normal HbA1C levels are usually below 5.7%.

Complete Blood Culture (CBC): Normal ranges for CBC components can vary, but they typically include measures like white blood cell count, hemoglobin, and platelet count.

Lipid Profile: Normal lipid profile values include total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglycerides within specified ranges.

what is the testWhat is the Test:

These tests are part of a comprehensive assessment to diagnose and monitor diabetes (FBS, PPBS, and HbA1C) and to assess overall health and potential risk factors (CBC and Lipid Profile).

test procedureTest Procedure:

A blood sample is collected from your arm using a needle for all of these tests.

who should take this testWhen to Take the Test:

Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS): It’s done after an overnight fast, usually in the morning.

Postprandial Blood Sugar Test (PPBS): This test is typically done 2 hours after a meal.

HbA1C: Can be done at any time and doesn’t require fasting.

Complete Blood Culture (CBC) and Lipid Profile: Can be done at any time and don’t require fasting.

when to take the testWho Should Take This Test:

This health checkup is especially relevant for individuals with diabetes or those at risk of diabetes. It’s also suitable for anyone interested in monitoring their blood sugar levels and overall health.

precautions for exceptional casesPrecautions for Exceptional Cases:

If you are pregnant or suspect you might be pregnant, inform the healthcare provider before undergoing these tests to discuss potential risks and alternatives.

 

FAQs:

Q1: Is fasting required for all of these tests in the “Diabetes Health Checkup”?

A: Fasting is required for the Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) test, but the other tests in this health checkup do not require fasting.

Q2: Can I take my regular medications before these tests?

A: It’s advisable to discuss your medications with your healthcare provider. Some medications may influence blood sugar levels, so it’s essential to consult with a healthcare professional.

Q3: How often should I get these tests if I have diabetes?

A: The frequency of these tests can vary depending on your diabetes management plan and your healthcare provider’s recommendations. Generally, HbA1C is done every three months to monitor long-term blood sugar control.

Q4: What can I eat before the Postprandial Blood Sugar Test (PPBS)?

A: You should have a regular meal before this test. It’s typically done 2 hours after eating.

Q5: Are these tests covered by insurance?

A: The coverage of these tests by insurance can vary. It’s advisable to check with your insurance provider for specific details regarding coverage.

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