Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Blood Sugar Screening

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


A test done to measure the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Our data do not allow us to differentiate between fasting and random blood sugar tests, or between tests for screening or disease monitoring purposes. These are identified by the physician tariff code: 9141.

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