Captures fasting glucose, average over time, AND deadly post meal spikes!
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The panel contains the following tests:
The Glycemic Triad:
Insulin - A hormone secreted by your pancreas in response to eating carbohydrates - in people with diabetes, insulin does not work optimally to drive glucose into the cells. As a result the pancreas produces more insulin than normal to help keep your glucose in the normal range.
You might be surprised to learn that 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes - that’s over 9% of our population! Even more startling is the fact that 8.1 million of them are undiagnosed. That means a staggering 27.8% of the US population are unaware they even have diabetes!1
Those are frightening statistics….and accurately testing for blood sugar is like putting pieces of a puzzle together. Many doctors rely on a HbA1C to determine glycemic control in people with diabetes; but, the truth is that not a single test alone is able to capture fasting glucose status, average glucose levels over time, and deadly post meal spikes. That's why the Diabetes Management Profile (Comprehensive) was designed to look at all aspects of glucose control.
People with diabetes are at significant risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the combination of diabetes and increased lipids accelerates plaque formation in the artery wall.2
This test may be done fasting or 2-6 hours after eating. Both ways provide valuable information, though 2-6 hours after a meal provides a more realistic assessment of the state of your blood in everyday life. Stay hydrated and take your medications as prescribed.
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