Diabetes Panel Ultimate by Lab Test On Demand helps you thoroughly monitor the level of sugar in your blood.
This test helps you care and manage if you have or suspect to have diabetes. and to track your diabetes treatment plan.
This panel includes: Glucose, Hemoglobin A1c w/eAG and Lipid Panel.
This test requires a blood sample.
Preparation: Fasting for 12 hours is necessary before the test.
Glucose Test measures the glucose blood level and it is frequently used as a diabetes screening test and to test for low blood glucose or low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
Even if you are not experiencing any symptoms of diabetes it is important to screen yourself to rule out risks of the disease.
Glucose commonly called Blood sugar is the primary energy source for the body's cells.
Hemoglobin A1C test monitors and controls blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. eAG is basically a snapshot of your average blood glucose levels taken over 2 to 3 months.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends this test twice a year for people with stable blood sugar and quarterly for patients with poor blood sugar control.
This test assesses long term diabetic control in Diabetes Mellitus.
Lipid Panel Test measures fats and fatty substances which are used by your body as a source of energy. Lipids include cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and low-density lipoprotein (LDL). Lipids are found in your blood and stored in tissues.
High cholesterol usually has no signs or symptoms so the test helps in the evaluation of heart disease and also monitors existing conditions, genetic diseases and the effectiveness of certain treatments.
Lipid Panel Test includes: low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, total cholesterol and triglycerides.