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Post Prandial Blood Sugar Test Overview

The Post prandial Blood Sugar Test can help detect prediabetes, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Blood glucose (sugar) is derived from food and it is the main source of energy.   If a person has high blood glucose level then this condition is known as diabetes while if it is low it is known as hypoglycemia.
Diabetic patients should monitor their glucose or HbA1c levels regularly to evaluate control of blood glucose in body.
Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a high blood sugar level (hyperglycemia) over a prolonged period of time.
Symptoms often include frequent urination, increased thirst and increased appetite. If left untreated, diabetes can cause many health complications.

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Summary Price Of Post Prandial Blood Sugar Test

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The cost of Post Prandial Blood Sugar Test in India varies as per the city in India.

The average price of Post Prandial Blood Sugar Test ranges from ₹30 to ₹90.

The price for the test in the following cities is:

  • Chennai: ₹70
  • Delhi: ₹70
  • Mumbai: ₹90
  • Pune: ₹80

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Frequently Asked Questions

Post prandial blood sugar test is done to diagnose patients suspected to be suffering from diabetes. This test is done 2 hrs after starting the meal. Though HbA1c is a preferred test to diagnose diabetes due to several advantages but blood glucose estimation is the test of choice for diagnosis in patients of hemoglobin variants, sickle cell anemia, pregnancy (2nd & 3rd trimester), postpartum (immediately after pregnancy), G6PD deficiency, HIV, hemodialysis, recent blood loss, transfusion or erythropoeitin therapy. In the above mentioned cases HbA1c is not used to diagnose diabetes

Post prandial blood sugar test measures blood glucose levels in plasma of the patient

Post prandial blood sugar test requires a blood sample. A tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is then asked to make a fist. This helps in the build-up of blood filling the veins. The skin is disinfected before needle insertion and the blood sample is collected in vacutainer.

Result values are considered normal or abnormal differ basis type of post prandial blood sugar test done i.e., random, fasting, post-prandial
Normal: 139 mg/ dL and less; Impaired: 140-199 mg/ dL; Diabetes: 200 and above

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