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Glucose - Fasting Urine

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4.2
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Overview
Interpreting Results

Overview of Glucose - Fasting Urine

What is Glucose - Fasting Urine?

A urine glucose test measures the amount of glucose in your urine. This test is used to diagnose diabetes as a part of routine urine examination. It can also be used to monitor your blood sugar level if you are a known diabetic.

Why is Glucose - Fasting Urine done?

  1. To monitor glucose or sugar levels if you are a diabetic 
  2. To assess your kidney function if you have diabetes 
  3. To diagnose diabetes, or gestational diabetes in pregnant women, as initial screening

 



Preparation for Glucose - Fasting Urine

  • Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8-12 hours before the test.
  • Collect the Urine Sample in a sterile container available from the lab or any pharmacy. Allow a small stream of urine to flow by and then carefully hold the cup under urine. Make sure the cup doesn’t come in contact with your skin.

Sample Type for Glucose - Fasting Urine

The sample type collected for Glucose - Fasting Urine is: Urine

Interpreting Glucose - Fasting Urine results

Interpretations

  • High levels of glucose in the blood usually indicate diabetes. High levels can also be seen in pregnant women if they are suffering from gestational diabetes.
  •  However, high levels can also be seen with certain medicines like estrogen. 

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General Diagnostics Pvt Ltd is a medical technology company and provider of high-end Preventive Screening and Diagnostic tests with a special focus on metabolomics. General Diagnostics Pvt Ltd is also a Technology Solution Provider to laboratories world-wide offering services based on high end chromatographic instruments. Since its inception about a decade ago, General Diagnostics Pvt Ltd has been continually evolving, transforming and thriving in this ever changing field through its innovations, operational efficiency, and creation of breakthrough solutions. General Diagnostics Pvt Ltd has to its credit the world's most comprehensive genetic metabolic screening test, in addition to several other preventive tests which help address health conditions like diabetes, weight problems, food intolerances, allergies and dysbiosis.

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