Diabetes screening comprises of two tests which help in the diagnosis of diabetes as well as monitoring of its treatment process.
Glucose Fasting: This test is widely used for the diagnosis of diabetes by measuring the amount of sugar circulating in the blood.
HbA1C: This test measures the average blood sugar levels in a person over the past few months. It helps in diagnosis of diabetes as well as regular monitoring of the blood glucose level in diabetics.
People who are obese and have a family history of diabetes or heart disease are strongly advised to get this test. Additionally, this test helps diabetic individuals manage their illness.
Sample Required: Blood
For: Male & Female
Preparation: Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8-12 hours before the test