Postprandial Blood Glucose can be less than Fasting Blood Glucose and this is not a Laboratory Error

  • Vivek Pant Samyak Diagnostic Pvt. Ltd, Lalitpur, Nepal
  • Keyoor Gautam Samyak Diagnostic Pvt. Ltd, Lalitpur, Nepal
  • Santosh Pradhan Samyak Diagnostic Pvt. Ltd, Lalitpur, Nepal

Abstract

Higher fasting blood glucose level than post prandial level can be seen in variety of conditions in both normal population and diabetics. Various modifiable factors along with underlying condition of patient behind such laboratory picture are discussed in this article.

Keywords: clinical laboratory; diabetes; fasting blood glucose; postprandial blood glucose.

Published
2019-02-28
How to Cite
Pant, V., Gautam, K., & Pradhan, S. (2019). Postprandial Blood Glucose can be less than Fasting Blood Glucose and this is not a Laboratory Error. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 57(215). https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.3985
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