Diabetic or not, most adults in the US (and these days teens too) have at some point in time or the other done a blood glucose test. We all know that blood glucose test is meant to test for 'sugar' in the blood. But is blood really sweet? In my article today, allow me to give you a ball park overview of what exactly is a blood glucose test.
A blood glucose test can be done at home with a good quality diabetic meters or diabetic strips (sold over the counter by most drug stores) or at a medical testing facility or clinic.
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If you are visiting the clinic for a blood glucose test then I recommended that you fast - eat or drink nothing other than water for at least 8 hours prior to the test (hence it is called the fasting blood glucose test). Obviously therefore, the best time to do a blood glucose test at a clinic would be early morning.
Is the blood sweet?
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