Definitions

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  • n. A chemical compound that can be considered the result of a reaction between fructose and ammonia or an amine (with a molecule of water being released).

Etymologies

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fructose +‎ amine

Examples

  • But did you know that there is another test, called the fructosamine test which measures average blood sugars over the course of a few weeks?

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  • The secondary efficacy measurements of change from baseline in average glucose as measured by continuous glucose monitoring and the change from baseline in serum fructosamine were consistent with the primary endpoint analysis.

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  • The fructosamine test can alert your doctor to these changes.

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  • But, if your medications or insulin have been changed or if your doctor would like to check how treatment changes might be affecting your blood sugar, he or she might order the fructosamine test.

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  • It gives results in a shorter period of time than the A1c. gestational diabetes, the doctor might order the fructosamine test, because dramatic changes in blood sugar can happen more frequently during pregnancy.

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