Fructosamine

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Also known as: Glycated Serum Protein (GSP); Glycated Albumin
Formal name: Fructosamine

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To help monitor your diabetes over time, especially if it is not possible to monitor using the HbA1c test; to help determine the effectiveness of changes to your diabetic treatment plan

When to Get Tested?

When you are diabetic and your doctor wants to evaluate your average blood glucose level over the last 2-3 weeks

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

No test preparation is needed.