Does a blood glucose test include insulin levels?

Answer A standard blood glucose test will measure the amount of glucose sugar in the blood. Glucose is the energy source the body uses to function. Testing the insulin hormone levels is not standard in a ... Read More »

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Does being hypoglycemic/having low blood sugar, cause high insulin levels or low insulin levels?

Being hypoglycemic doesn't cause either high or low blood sugar levels, my friend, it's high insulin levels that cause hypoglycemia.Strictly speaking, that's not quite true as higher blood sugar le... Read More »

Blood glucose test kit What is considered high levels?

Here'e the answer to your question. IntroductionBlood sugar tests measure how well your body processes sugar (glucose). Some blood sugar tests are used to diagnose prediabetes or diabetes. Others d... Read More »

What is the cause of high serum glucose levels on a blood test?

High serum glucose levels may reflect any of at least three conditions which, despite sharing the same name, differ in how they work, develop and originate.DefinitionClinicians consider "high" any ... Read More »

How does insulin controls blood sugar levels?

Insulin is a hormone, that means it is a chemical secreted into the blood by an endocrine organ and carried around the body to a target organ. Insulin helps to control the amount of glucose dissolv... Read More »