Glucose - (Includes basic Metabolic Panel)

The blood glucose test measures Glucose (sugar) - Fasting values are usually high in diabetes. Certain drugs, such as thyroid, diuretic, and birth control pills as well as recent intake of food, can elevate glucose levels.

We do not offer this test individually because for the same price you receive the Basiuc Metabolic Panel which includes glucose plus other related tests:

  • BUN/Creatinine Ratio (calculated),
  • Calcium,
  • Carbon Dioxide,
  • Chloride,
  • Creatinine with GFR Estimated,
  • Glucose,
  • Potassium,
  • Sodium,
  • Urea Nitrogen (BUN)

Limitations

eGFR is intended for patients with stable renal function.

Preparation: you should fast 8 hours prior to this test, unless you are diabetic or pregnant. Fasting means abstaining from food and any non-water drinks. Do drink plenty of water while fasting and continue with any prescribed medications.

Please be advised, that our services are strictly self pay and are not eligible for submission as a claim to your health insurance provider. However, you can submit the receipt for reimbursement to many Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts for reimbursement.

Sample of Basic Metabolic Panel w/ EGFR

For more Information on any of your lab test results

  • Consult your physician
  • Review the information on the independent, non-profit web site: labtestsonline.org.

These are not intended as diagnostic comments, but only to give you sufficient information for further discussion with your physician. It is important that you promptly consult your physician regarding any abnormal findings. 10231

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