Serum Fructosamine

Serum Fructosamine

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Helps in the assessment of long-term glycemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus.

This Test Includes

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Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:Serum Fructosamine Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

A high fructosamine means that a diabetic's average glucose over the previous 2 to 3 weeks has been elevated. In general, the higher the fructosamine level, the higher the average blood glucose level. A trend from a normal to a high fructosamine level may indicate that a person's glucose control is not adequate.

What is this test

A monitoring tool to help diabetics control their blood sugar at a recent time. To help monitor your blood glucose (sugar) levels over time if you have diabetes mellitus also to determine the effectiveness of changes to your diabetic treatment plan that might include changes in diet, exercise or medications, especially if they were made recently.