A postprandial glucose test / PLBS test is a bloodglucose test that determines the amount of a type of sugar, called glucose, in the blood after a meal.Glucose comes from carbohydrate foods. It is the main source of energy used by the body. Postprandial glucose levels may be abnormally high in patients with gestational diabetes. If results are positive, and the patient is pregnant, a 3-hour oral glucose tolerance test should be performed for confirmation of gestational diabetes.
Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your Post Lunch Blood Sugar. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for Post Lunch Blood Sugar.
Postprandial glucose test is done after consumption of 50g of carbohydrates/50g sugar.
|MALE||All age groups||< 140mg/dl|