About the Diabetes Profile

Diabetes is a frequent condition characterized by persistent high blood sugar levels. It often goes undiagnosed leading to severe complications, that’s why screening should be done regularly. With this profile, you can detect diabetes as well as monitor its therapy results.

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Frequently asked questions

The Diabetes Profile evaluates key indicators related to diabetes, including Haemoglobin A1c and Fasting Glucose. These measurements help assess mean blood sugar levels from the last three months and provide valuable insights into the diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes.

Screening for diabetes is crucial because the condition often presents with high blood sugar levels, and early detection is vital for effective management. Regular screenings can help identify diabetes at an early stage, allowing for timely intervention and prevention of complications.

The Diabetes Profile requires a simple blood draw conducted by a healthcare professional. The collected sample is then sent to a laboratory for analysis, where Haemoglobin A1c and Fasting Glucose levels are measured to assess diabetes risk and monitor therapy outcomes.

Fasting is typically required for accurate results in the Diabetes Profile. It is recommended to abstain from food and drink (except water) for 8-12 hours before the test. However, always follow the specific instructions provided by your healthcare provider or testing facility.

The time it takes to receive Diabetes Profile results can vary depending on the laboratory. In most cases, you can expect to receive your results within a few days to a week. Your healthcare provider will inform you of the expected timeframe.

The frequency of diabetes screenings may vary based on individual health factors, age, and risk factors. It can be done every three months to once a year depending on your particular risk factors and blood test results. It is recommended to discuss with your healthcare provider to determine the appropriate schedule for your diabetes profile testing.

Yes, the Diabetes Profile is effective in detecting pre-diabetes by assessing elevated blood sugar levels. Early identification of pre-diabetes allows for proactive measures to prevent the progression of diabetes through lifestyle changes and interventions.

In addition to fasting, follow any specific instructions provided by your healthcare provider. It's essential to inform them about any medications you are taking or other relevant health conditions.