Diabetes Glucose Testings
Blood Glucose Test. A blood glucose test is a blood test that screens for diabetes by measuring the level of glucose (sugar) in a person’s blood. An explanation of the test is included.
Tests for Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Prediabetes Your doctor will have you take one or more of the following blood tests to confirm the diagnosis: A1C Test The A1C test measures your average blood sugar level over the past 2 or 3 months.
According to the practice recommendations of the American Diabetes Association, the results of the blood test are interpreted as follows: If your blood glucose level is 70 to 99* mg/dL (3.9 to 5.5 mmol/L). . . If your blood glucose level is 100 to 125 mg/dL (5.6 to 6.9 mmol/L). . .