What is a Fructosamine Test?
The Fructosamine test measures the blood level of Fructosamine.
Why is a Fructosamine Test important?
Fructosamine levels reflect the level of serum proteins that have undergone glycation (typically albumin). As a result, this test reflects blood glucose levels over the past 1-2 weeks. This test is sometimes used for more precise measurement of glucose control in people with elevated Hemoglobin A1c levels.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Fructosamine Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.