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The anti-insulin antibody test is done to checks if your body has produced antibodies against insulin.

Insulin C-Peptide Test: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Understanding the Result

Insulin C-Peptide Test: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Understanding the Result

The C-peptide test is done to monitor and treat diabetes. It shows how well your body makes insulin, which moves sugar or glucose from your blood into your cells.

ESR Test: Preparation, Procedure, Purpose, Normal Result and Understanding Abnormal Values

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Erythrocyte sedimentation rate is termed as ESR. It is usually known as sed rate or sedimentation rate which indirectly measures how much inflammation is in the body.

Ultrasound Tests: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Types, Advantages and Follow-up

Ultrasound Tests: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Types, Advantages and Follow-up

Ultrasound is also called as sonography. It uses high-frequency sound waves to produce ultrasound images of what is going on inside the body.

Abdominal Ultrasound: Purpose, Risk, Preparation, Procedure, and Follow-up

Abdominal Ultrasound: Purpose, Risk, Preparation, Procedure, and Follow-up

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Sigmoidoscopy: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Risk

Sigmoidoscopy: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Risk

A sigmoidoscopy, also called a flexible sigmoidoscopy, is a procedure in which a doctor look inside your sigmoid colon by using a flexible tube with a light on it.

Glucose Challenge Test (GCT): Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Result

Glucose Challenge Test (GCT): Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Result

GCT or 1-hour glucose challenge test , measures the effect of a glucose solution on blood glucose levels.

Cholesterol Test: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Risks to the test, Test Results and Risk factor

Cholesterol Test: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Risks to the test, Test Results and Risk factor

A complete cholesterol test is also called a lipid panel or lipid profile. This is a blood test that can measure the amount of good and bad cholesterol and triglycerides in your blood.