Diabetes Test in Delhi

Diabetes Test in Delhi

Diabetes test is used for measuring your blood sugar levels.

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About diabetes test

Why is the diabetes test done?

The diabetes test can be done for those who are overweight or have the disease or heart problems running in their family. It can also be done to monitor blood glucose levels.

What does the diabetes test measure?

There are two tests under the diabetes tests, glycosylated hemoglobin test and the glucose-fasting blood test. Both of these help in diagnosing diabetes.

  • The glycosylated hemoglobin test measures the levels of glycosylated hemoglobin present in the blood, giving us an estimate of the average blood glucose levels of the last two to three months (8 – 12 weeks).

Hemoglobin is a protein present in the red blood cells. It is responsible for transporting oxygen to our organs and tissues. Hemoglobin has different types. Hemoglobin A is the most common. An increase in the blood sugar levels leads the glucose to bind to Hemoglobin A (this is called glycosylation or glycation). This continues for the RBC’s total lifespan (120 days). Larger amount of glucose in the blood will lead to more binding to Hemoglobin A.

The most common type of glycated hemoglobin is Hemoglobin A1c, which is removed and replaced by non-glycosylated hemoglobin. HbA1c levels in the blood signify our blood glucose levels, which, in turn, help in diagnosing diabetes and in measuring the efficacy of the treatment being given for reducing blood sugar.

  • The glucose-fasting blood test checks whether the body is properly utilizing and storing glucose. High blood sugar levels can indicate diabetes or insulin resistance. Type 1 diabetes is a result of insulin deficiency (low production of insulin). Type 2 diabetes is caused when there is sufficient insulin production but its efficient utilization is absent.


Risks/side effects of diabetes test

No risks or side effects are associated with a diabetes test.

What are the parameters and other tests included in the diabetes test?

There are two tests used for diagnosing diabetes and for tracking the progress of the treatment:

-Fasting blood glucose tests.
-Glycosylated hemoglobin tests.


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When is the diabetes test performed?
  • To examine blood sugar levels if the risk factors associated with the disease are present.
  • As a part of regular health checkups.
  • To monitor the blood glucose levels of those diagnosed with diabetes.
  • To detect gestational diabetes.
  • To examine the efficacy of the treatment being given for diabetes.
How to prepare for the diabetes test?

For 8-12 hours before your diabetes test, you should not intake anything, except water.

How is the diabetes test performed?

The diabetes test is done by withdrawing a blood sample from your vein through the use of a needle. It can be performed at a preferred clinic, hospital, or a laboratory. Home test sample collection facilities are also available.

Interpreting diabetes test results

Interpreting diabetes test results

Reference Range:

Glycosylated Hb: Below 5.7%
Fasting Blood Sugar: 70-100 mg/dl

Glycosylated hemoglobin levels are mentioned in the table below:

Result Range Indication
Normal less than 5.7% Normal blood sugar levels.
Prediabetic 5.7% – 6.4% Risk of developing diabetes is prevalent.
Diabetic More than 6.5%  You might be having diabetes.

Fasting blood sugar levels are mentioned in the table below:

Result Range
Normal 70 to 99 mg/dL 
Prediabetes 99 to 126 mg/dL 
Diabetic More than 126 mg/dL




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