Fructosamine is a glycated protein that reflects short-term glycemic control. It can be used to monitor diabetes treatment or to diagnose diabetes. A fructosamine test measures the amount of fructosamine in your blood. A high level of fructosamine may indicate poor glycemic control.
A fructosamine test is used to help diagnose diabetes and track diabetes control. This test measures the amount of fructosamine, a protein that is formed when glucose binds to proteins in the blood, in your blood. The test is usually done along with a fasting blood sugar test or an A1C test.
There are a few different scenarios in which your doctor may recommend a fructosamine test.
The Fructosamine Test is used to measure the average level of glucose in the blood over the past two to three weeks. It is usually done to help people with diabetes better control their blood sugar levels. The normal range for this test is between 2.0 and 4.3 mmol/L.
There are a few different ways that you can lower your fructosamine test results.
Yes, the Fructosamine Test is considered a safe and reliable test for measuring average blood sugar levels over the past two to three weeks.
There are no specific precautions that need to be taken before having a fructosamine test. However, as with any blood test, it is important to fast for at least 8 hours prior to the test. This will ensure that your results are accurate.
No, fasting is not required for the Fructosamine Test.
Yes, home sample collection is available for the Fructosamine Test. One can opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.
|Fructosamine Test Normal Range||Sample||Male||Female|
|Serum/ Plasma||205 – 285 µmol/ L||205 – 285 µmol/ L|
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