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Explanation: That is, a blood-sugar test administered after the patient has fasted for at least 12 hours.
"The doctor ordered a fasting glycemia test..."
(Note that although medications are prescribed, tests are ordered...)
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (29th ed.) (2001) personal experience, as a translator and attentive consumer of medical services...
Heathcliff United States Local time: 23:02 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 504
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.
Explanation: I found a different spelling.
"Digiuno," I know the doctor always says not to eat after midnight the night before a test or procedure (don't know if it's actually 12 hours). You may also think about using "blood sugar test" along with the Glycaemia just for clarification. (depends on how technical the text is). Just thought I'd give my 2 cents.
Kara Bacchi Local time: 01:02 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 88
In medicine to find the blank parameter of patients with Diabetes the blood analysis is taken when the subject does not contain any food(sugar) in the stomach. That's the reason of that metabolism term "Glycemia during fast".