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PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) in Bhubaneshwar

Also known as Postprandial plasma glucose concentration, Sugar PP, 2-hour postprandial, Glucose Postprandial (PP)
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Test Preparation
  1. Sample to be given exactly 2 hours after starting meal or as advised by the physician.
  2. Please note that it is mandatory to abide by the pre-scheduled sample collection time, as this will help us ensure the accuracy of the test results.

Understanding PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) in Bhubaneshwar


What is PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) in Bhubaneshwar?

The PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test, also known as a 2-hour postprandial glucose test, measures the level of blood glucose (sugar) after a meal. It is available at an affordable price in Bhubaneshwar with Tata 1mg labs. This test measures the amount of glucose two hours after the start of a meal and is used as a screening test for prediabetes and diabetes. Regular monitoring with PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test can help in the early detection of these conditions and also check the effectiveness of medications or lifestyle changes in people diagnosed with diabetes. It is important to eat a standard meal that is not high in sugar or carbohydrates before taking this test.

What does PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) measure?

The PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test measures glucose levels in the blood two hours after a meal and is often performed with a fasting blood glucose test. This test measures how well your body can handle glucose after eating. It helps diagnose and monitor type 1 diabetes, caused by little or no insulin production, and type 2 diabetes, caused by insulin resistance or decreased insulin production. High postprandial blood sugar (PPBS) levels can indicate early insulin resistance, making your body less responsive to insulin.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) in Bhubaneshwar


Frequently Asked Questions about PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) in Bhubaneshwar

Q. What is the purpose of the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test?

The purpose of the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test is to measure the body's ability to regulate glucose levels after a meal. This test is often used to diagnose diabetes or monitor blood sugar control in people already diagnosed with diabetes.

Q. What are the normal results of the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test?

The results of the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test vary depending on the laboratory conducting the test. In general, glucose levels that are below 140 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) two hours after a meal are considered normal.

Q. How is the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test different from a fasting blood glucose test?

The PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test measures the body's ability to regulate glucose levels two hours after a meal, while a fasting blood glucose test measures glucose levels in the blood after overnight fasting.

Q. Are there any preparations or precautions required before the postprandial blood glucose (PPBG) test?

Usually, no special preparations are required before taking this test. However, remember that the sample for this test is to be collected two hours after a meal; therefore, plan your meals accordingly.

Q. Why is it important to give a sample two hours after a meal for the postprandial blood glucose (PPBG) test?

When we consume a diet, our body releases insulin to move the sugar from blood to muscle cells or other tissues. Usually, the insulin and blood sugar levels return to normal within two hours of eating. If the test results show high glucose levels, it might be an indication of diabetes.

Q. Can I schedule the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test online in Bhubaneshwar near me?

Yes. In Bhubaneshwar, you can schedule the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test near you with Tata 1mg Labs. The test is easy to book, cost-effective, and available with a comprehensive report.

Q. Is the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test eligible for home sample collection in Bhubaneshwar?

Yes, the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test is eligible for home sample collection in Bhubaneshwar. With Tata 1mg Labs, you can schedule a test at your convenience, and select a date and time for sample collection that fits your schedule.

Q. What is the procedure to book the PPBS test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bhubaneshwar?

The process to book the PPBS test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bhubaneshwar is quite straightforward. To schedule a test online, follow these steps: 1). Go to the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add your preferred test to the shopping cart. 3). Choose a time and day that works for you as long as you also take the essential prerequisites into account. 4). A confirmation notification will be sent to you with all the details once the booking is complete.

Q. How much does the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test cost in Bhubaneshwar?

We at Tata 1mg understand the importance of affordable healthcare and therefore provide lab tests at a pocket-friendly budget. The cost of the PPBS (Postprandial Blood Sugar) test in Bhubaneshwar is Rs. 99.

Q. What is the estimated turnaround time for the results of the PPBS test in Bhubaneshwar?

Tata 1mg Labs understands the importance of timely results and strives to deliver them quickly. On average, we deliver the results of the PPBS test in Bhubaneshwar in 48 hours.
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