What is it?
Fasting blood glucose is the measure of the amount of glucose that is circulating in your blood at the time of the lab test.
Why does it matter?
Elevated blood glucose levels can damage the walls of the vessels throughout the entire body. If glucose is unable to enter the cells, cells will not get the energy that they need to function the body.
What do abnormal results indicate?
Elevated blood sugar levels can be a predictor of insulin resistance and can be diagnosing criteria of prediabetes and diabetes.
< 100 mg/dL