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Normal range: 70-110 mg/dL

Comment: Three tests recommended for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus are fasting glucose, random glucose, and two –hour post glucose loud. Testing for gestational diabetes mellitus involves a first step screening glucose 1 hour after a 50 g glucose load, and if this result is abnormal, a 100 g glucose load test. The test is used to establish the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and to monitor therapy and support control of diabetes. In additional, fasting glucose measurements are useful in the diagnosis and treatment of certain metabolic disorders e.g., acidosis, ketosis, dehydration, and coma

Sample: Serum