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HIV genotype testing: Preparation, Procedure and Test Result

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Cortisol Test: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Results and Outlook

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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.

Dialysis: Purpose, Types, Risks, Alternative Treatment, Preparation and Outlook

Dialysis: Purpose, Types, Risks, Alternative Treatment, Preparation and Outlook

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Cystoscopy & Ureteroscopy: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure and Risk

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Fructosamine Test: Purpose, Procedure and Reference Range

Fructosamine Test: Purpose, Procedure and Reference Range

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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.