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19 Jul

PPBS (Post-Prandial Blood Sugar)

Brief Summary:

A postprandial glucose test is a blood glucose test that determines the amount of a type of sugar, called glucose, in the blood after a meal. It measures blood glucose exactly 2 hours after eating a meal, timed from the start of the meal.

Technical Purpose:

A postprandial glucose test is a blood glucose test that determines the amount of a type of sugar, called glucose, in the blood after a meal. Glucose is mainly made from carbohydrate foods. It measures blood glucose exactly 2 hours after eating a meal, timed from the start of the meal.

Test Process:

Glucose comes from carbohydrate foods. It is the main source of energy used by the body. Insulin, secreted by the pancreas controls the amount of glucose in the blood. A 2-hour postprandial blood glucose test measures the level of glucose in blood exactly 2 hours after eating a meal, timed from the start of the meal.

Test Outcome:

A postprandial glucose test is a blood glucose test that determines the amount of a type of sugar, called glucose, in the blood after a meal. Glucose is mainly made from carbohydrate foods. People with diabetes may not produce or respond properly to insulin, which causes their blood glucose to remain elevated.

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