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7353 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 708067353 Jefferson Hwy
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
4.86(6.3k reviews)
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2647 S St Elizabeth Blvd, Gonzales, LA 707372647 S St Elizabeth Blvd
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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1.0(1 reviews)
Labcorp - 2647 S St Elizabeth Blvd
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1602 S Burnside Ave, Gonzales, LA 707371602 S Burnside Ave
Open12:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.59(434 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 1602 S Burnside Ave
A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.
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14225 LA-73, Prairieville, LA 7076914225 LA-73
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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Labcorp - 14225 LA-73
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17609 Old Jefferson Hwy, Prairieville, LA 7076917609 Old Jefferson Hwy
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Labcorp - 17609 Old Jefferson Hwy
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1826 Martin Luther King Blvd, Houma, LA 703601826 Martin Luther King Blvd
Open12:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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4.49(531 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 1826 Martin Luther King Blvd
I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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601 Dunn St, Houma, LA 70360601 Dunn St
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Labcorp - 601 Dunn St
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11441 Industriplex Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 7080911441 Industriplex Blvd
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Labcorp - 11441 Industriplex Blvd
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3555 Loyola Dr, Kenner, LA 700653555 Loyola Dr
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Labcorp - 3555 Loyola Dr
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8080 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 708108080 Bluebonnet Blvd
Open until 5:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Labcorp - 8080 Bluebonnet Blvd
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5000 O'Donovan Blvd, Walker, LA 707855000 O'Donovan Blvd
Open until 5:30 pm
  • Mon 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thu 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Fri 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • SatClosed
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Labcorp - 5000 O'Donovan Blvd
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7731 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 708107731 Perkins Rd
Open 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • SatClosed
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4.32(503 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 7731 Perkins Rd
I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Quest. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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8300 Constantin Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 708088300 Constantin Blvd
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
Labcorp - 8300 Constantin Blvd
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7135 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 708087135 Perkins Rd
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Thu 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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7777 Hennessy Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 708087777 Hennessy Blvd
Open until 5:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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  • Fri 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Labcorp - 7777 Hennessy Blvd
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8369 Florida Blvd, Denham Springs, LA 707268369 Florida Blvd
Open until 3:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Labcorp - 8369 Florida Blvd
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5131 O'Donovan Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 708085131 O'Donovan Dr
Open until 5:00 pm
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  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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217 Railroad Ave, Donaldsonville, LA 70346217 Railroad Ave
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2304 S Burnside Ave, Gonzales, LA 707372304 S Burnside Ave
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
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1125 Louisiana 30 W, Gonzales, LA 707371125 Louisiana 30 W
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Diabetes Risk
The Diabetes Management Test measures blood glucose (blood sugar level) and Hemoglobin A1c (sugar-coated hemoglobin protein in the blood).
Diabetes Management
Hemoglobin A1c
The Hemoglobin A1c Test measures the level of sugar-coated hemoglobin protein in the blood

Hester Diabetes Testing

Diabetes tests are used to identify prediabetes, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes. There are several diabetes tests available, however the A1C and FPG tests are the most often used diabetes diagnostic tests.

In diabetes tests, a small sample of your blood is collected and studied at the clinic or sent to a laboratory for further examination. The results of most tests are accessible within minutes or a few hours, depending on the type of test.

Adults in a certain age range or with diabetes risk factors are typically encouraged to get a routine diabetes screening. Between weeks 24 and 28, pregnant women are frequently checked for gestational diabetes to avoid complications such as premature birth and hypoglycemia.

Anyone who satisfies the diabetes risk factors should have a blood test. Diabetes in the family, being overweight or obese, and not getting enough exercise are all common risk factors.

The A1C and random blood sugar testing do not require fasting. Your healthcare expert will take a little sample of blood to examine your blood glucose levels. A1C readings of less than 5.6 percent indicate normal blood sugar levels, 5.7 percent to 6.4 percent indicate prediabetes, and 6.5 percent or higher indicate diabetes. A blood sugar level of 200 mg/dL or greater on a random test indicates diabetes.

You must fast overnight before having your blood drawn for the FPG and glucose tolerance tests. A blood sugar level of 99 mg/dL or less indicates normal blood sugar levels, 100 to 125 mg/dL indicates prediabetes, and more than 125 mg/dL indicates diabetes.

Diabetes Test FAQs

  • Who should get a diabetes test in Hester?

    According to the US Preventive Services Task Force, anyone between the ages of 40 and 70 who are overweight or obese should be evaluated for diabetes every three years. For those 45 and older, as well as adults under 45 with significant diabetes risk factors, the American Diabetes Association recommends a yearly diabetes screening. High blood pressure, a family history of diabetes, and being overweight or obese are just a few of the many risk factors for diabetes.

  • How do they test for diabetes in Hester?

    Diabetes can be detected with a simple blood test. Many practitioners use the A1C test or a private fasting plasma glucose (FPG) test to diagnose diabetes. The A1C test measures your blood sugar over the previous two or three months, whereas the FPG test measures your blood sugar following an overnight fast. The results of the A1C test are ready in minutes, whereas the results of the FPG test are usually available in a few hours.

  • What is the blood test for diabetes?

    The A1C blood test and the fasting plasma glucose (FPG) test are the two most used diabetes diagnostics. The A1C test is also known as the HbA1C test, hemoglobin A1C test, or glycated hemoglobin test. This test allows you to eat and drink before the test, but the FPG test requires you to fast for at least eight hours prior to the test and only drink sips of water until it is completed.

  • How much does a diabetes test cost in Hester?

    Diabetes testing is covered by many health insurance programs. Calling your insurance carrier directly to find out how much diabetes testing would cost you is the simplest way to find out. Free Hester diabetes screenings are available in several pharmacies, health fairs, community centers, and large stores that provide drugstore services. If you do not have health insurance, inquire about the cost of diabetes testing with your doctor or local drugstore.

  • Is a diabetes test covered by my insurance?

    Most health insurance plans will cover diabetes testing and diagnosis. Contact your health insurance provider directly to learn more about your coverage and any fees related with diabetes testing. If your insurance plan does not cover diabetes testing, ask your local Hester pharmacies and drugstores about free or low-cost testing possibilities.

  • Where can I get a diabetes test in Hester?

    A number of primary care physicians can perform diabetes testing. In some situations, your doctor may recommend you to a diabetic specialist called as an endocrinologist. Testing for diabetes is also available through pharmacies, outpatient laboratories, health fairs, and community centers. Speak with your healthcare provider to learn more about where to receive an accurate and reliable diabetes test.

  • Can I get a same-day appointment for a diabetes test in Hester?

    Same-day diabetes testing is available at many walk-in clinics and urgent care centers. Diabetes testing may be accessible the same day at pharmacies and retail locations that sell both over-the-counter and prescription medications. Contact your healthcare provider or local walk-in clinics to learn more about same-day diabetes testing options and pricing.

  • How can I book a diabetes test on Solv?

    You can use Solv to identify local healthcare providers in your area who can perform diabetes testing. Type "diabetes test" into the search bar, then enter your location and a time for your appointment. Solv will then present you with a list of local providers and their contact information, allowing you to book an appointment right away.

  • Can I test myself for diabetes at home?

    Diabetes cannot be diagnosed at home, but once diagnosed, you can monitor your blood sugar levels. Glucose test strips, glucose meters, and lancet devices are all common blood glucose testing for diabetics. Schedule a diabetes test with your healthcare provider if you suspect you have diabetes and want to be properly diagnosed.

  • What type of doctor treats diabetes?

    Diabetes is usually treated and managed successfully by a general practitioner. Some doctors may refer you to an endocrinologist, a specialist in endocrine system disorders such thyroid problems, infertility, and diabetes. Inquire with your doctor about diabetic services and whether you need a referral to an endocrinologist who specializes in the management of this chronic illness.

Sources

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  1. American Family Physician. Diabetes Mellitus: Screening and Diagnosis.
    https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/p103.html
  2. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes.
    https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/risk-factors-type-2-diabetes
  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Diabetes Tests.
    https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/getting-tested.html
  4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Diabetes Tests and Diagnosis.
    https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/tests-diagnosis
  5. National Cancer Institute. Endocrinologist.
    https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-terms/def/endocrinologist
  6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Diabetes Risk Factors.
    https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/risk-factors.html

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