Fasting Plasma Glucose

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Blood glucose level after fasting; Fasting blood sugar


The measure of blood glucose levels after an eight hour period of fasting. Elevated fasting plasma glucose levels (above 126 milligrams per deciliter) are indicative of diabetes mellitus.


Public Health Diabetes Mellitus Blood Glucose Glucose Level Plasma Glucose 
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