Preparation of patient for fasting blood sugar analysis, Biology

Preparation of Patient for Fasting Blood Sugar Analysis

1. Blood for fasting blood sugar (plasma glucose) analysis should be drawn after the individual has fasted overnight (8-10 hrs). You are to advise the patient accordingly.

2. It is preferable to draw the blood in the morning. No caloric intake for at least for 8 hours. During this period the patient may consume water liberally.

 

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