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when do bursts of GH occur

after lunch during a resting stage

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hemoglobin with glucose

GHb

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lifespan of RBC

3-4 months

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how often is GHb test done

once in 3-4 months

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used to confirm diabetes

GHb

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an RBC enzyme in the membrane

G6PD

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an RBC enzyme which makes RBC reformable/flexible

G6PD

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if there are low levels of G6PD, what will happen to RBCs when passing through blood vessels

RBCs easily burst

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screening tests for DM

FBG
2hr Post-prandial test

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confirmatory test for DM

GTT

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test which determines if person can tolerate excess glucose

GTT

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monitoring tests (if DM worsened or not)

GHb

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when does the fastest rise of glucose level happen

first 30 minutes after a meal

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when does glucose level reach peak concentration

1 hr after a meal

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after how many hour/s does the glucose level start to go down

after 1 hr

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after how many hour/s does the glucose level start to return to original level

2 hrs

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after how many hour/s does the glucose level become stable

8hrs

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adult hemoglobin

HbA

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abnormal Hb associated with sickle cell anemia

HbS

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abnormal Hb associated with thalassemia

HbC

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fetal Hb

HbF

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marker of pregnancy

HCG

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best marker to confirm pregnancy

Beta HCG

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Peak of HCG titer is reached in how many weeks/months

10 weeks or 2 1/2 months

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why does HCG cross-reacts with LH, FSH, TSH

because all of them have identical subunit

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which subunit differentiates HCG from LH, FSH, TSH

beta subunit

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