Glucose test – blood

Alternative Names

Random blood sugar; Blood sugar level; Fasting blood sugar

Definition of Glucose test – blood

A blood glucose test measures the amount of a sugar, called glucose, in a sample of your blood.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/23/2010

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