Diabetes Management Panel
The diabetes managment panel checks blood and urine markers used to manage diabetes.
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The Diabetes Management Panel was designed to help people with chronic diabetes track markers to help make sure that their diabetes is well-controlled using diet, medications, or both. This panels checks the blood glucose level, the hemoglobin A1c blood level, and the urine microalbumin level.
People with diabetes face unique medical challenges because elevated blood sugar levels can, when not well-managed, lead to tissue and organ damage (sometimes irreversible). Most diabetics recognize the importance of tracking glucose and hemoglobin A1c levels as markers of how well one's blood sugar is controlled at a point in time and over the past months. Microalbumin, while sometimes lesser known, is also important as it is helpful for identifying an organ that is often on the receiving end of poorly controlled blood glucose levels - the kidneys.
Some people with diabetes will check these screening markers on their own schedule (for example, monthly or quarterly) to stay on top of how their diabetes is progressing, even if they are not making rapid adjustments in their lifestyle or medication dosages.
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