random glucose


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random glucose

Endocrinology Serum glucose level obtained without considering the timing of meals. See Glucose tolerance test.
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8) A random glucose at or above 200 mg/dL in people with symptoms of hyperglycemia (thirst and frequent urination) also indicates diabetes.
The ADA permits defining overt diabetes with a random glucose [greater than or equal to] 200 mg/dL only for patients who exhibit classic symptoms of hyperglycemia or hyperglycemic crisis.
A There are basically two ways to go about determining a reference range for random glucose.
lc] higher than 10%, fasting glucose above 250 mg/dL, random glucose greater than 300 mg/dL, symptomatic diabetes, and/or diabetes with ketonuria--should be treated initially with insulin therapy in addition to lifestyle interventions.
Glucose tolerance testing is indicated in the diagnosis of gestational diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (a risk factor for future diabetes), and in the evaluation of patients with unexplained nephropathy, neuropathy or retinopathy with random glucose levels less than 140 mg/dl.

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