Fructosamine

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Synonym/Acronym:
Glycated albumin.

Rationale
To assist in assessing long-term glucose management in diabetes.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Spectrophotometry.

StatusConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 0.01)
Nondiabetic174–286 micromol/L1.74–2.86 mmol/L
Diabetic (values vary with degree of management)210–563 micromol/L2.10–5.63 mmol/L

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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