fasting plasma glucose


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fasting plasma glucose (FPG)

a measurement of the concentration of glucose in the plasma after the patient has not eaten for at least 8 hours. See also blood glucose test.

fast·ing plas·ma glu·cose

(FPG) (fast'ing plaz'mă glū'kōs)
Blood levels of the substance measured after patient has not eaten for a given duration; generally assessed by phlebotomy first thing in the morning.
Synonym(s): fasting blood sugar.

fast·ing plas·ma glu·cose

(FPG) (fast'ing plaz'mă glū'kōs)
Blood levels of the substance measured after patient has not eaten for a given duration; generally assessed by phlebotomy first thing in the morning.
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