fasting blood glucose


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fasting blood glucose

or

fasting plasma glucose

or

fasting blood sugar

(făs′tĭng)
n.
A laboratory test that determines the level of glucose in the blood after an overnight fast, used especially to diagnose diabetes and prediabetes.

fasting blood glucose

; FBG blood glucose level following fasting, i.e. > 14 hours without food; two consecutive FBG recordings of > 6.7 mmol/L is diagnostic of diabetes mellitus (note: some authorities consider that the cut-off point diagnostic of hyperglycaemia is 5.9 mmol/L); see random blood glucose
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