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126 S Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201126 S Assembly St
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.86(133 reviews)
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Veritas Urgent Care , Columbia - 126 S Assembly St
Woke up this morning with severe eye pain made an appointment in less than 10 mins was seven able to fill out all my paperwork online super fast check in was also fast and the receptionist even remembered me from when I took my daughter there over a month ago she even remembered the reason my daughter was seen the doctor was friendly and treated me with such great care I will definitely choose them again for my urgent care needs

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3010 Farrow Rd, Columbia, SC 292033010 Farrow Rd
Open 1:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.25(411 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 3010 Farrow 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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7182 Woodrow St, Irmo, SC 290637182 Woodrow St
Open 4:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • SatClosed
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4.4(417 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 7182 Woodrow St
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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2100 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 292042100 Gervais St
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
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2249 Augusta Rd, West Columbia, SC 291692249 Augusta Rd
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • SunClosed
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110 E Medical Ln, West Columbia, SC 29169110 E Medical Ln
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1117 St Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 292101117 St Andrews Rd
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
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2 Southern Ct, West Columbia, SC 291692 Southern Ct
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • SatClosed
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Labcorp - 2 Southern Ct
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540 St Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29210540 St Andrews Rd
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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Bella Clinical Care, Columbia - 540 St Andrews Rd
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9005 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 292239005 Two Notch Rd
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120 Highland Center Drive, Columbia, SC 29203120 Highland Center Drive
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • SatClosed
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9600 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 292239600 Two Notch Rd
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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).
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Hemoglobin A1c
The Hemoglobin A1c Test measures the level of sugar-coated hemoglobin protein in the blood

South Carolina Diabetes Test

Prediabetes, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes are all diagnosed through diabetes tests. There are a variety of diabetes tests available, however the A1C and FPG tests are the most prevalent diabetes diagnostic tests.
A small sample of your blood is drawn and examined at the clinic or sent to a laboratory for additional examination in diabetes tests. Depending on the type of test, findings are usually available within minutes or a few hours.

Adults who are in a given age range or who have diabetes risk factors are usually advised to get a routine diabetes screening. Pregnant women are routinely tested for gestational diabetes between weeks 24 and 28 of their pregnancy to avoid problems such as premature birth and hypoglycemia.
Anyone who meets the risk criteria for diabetes should get a diabetes test. A family history of diabetes, being overweight or obese, and having a poor level of physical exercise are all common risk factors.

Fasting is not required for the A1C and random blood sugar tests. To check your blood glucose levels, your healthcare professional will collect a little sample of blood. A1C test results of 5.6 percent or less show normal blood sugar levels, 5.7 percent to 6.4 percent suggest prediabetes, and 6.5 percent or more indicate diabetes. A random blood sugar test result of 200 mg/dL or higher indicates diabetes.

Before your blood is obtained for the FPG and glucose tolerance tests, you must fast overnight. A FPG test result of 99 mg/dL or less shows normal blood sugar levels, a value of 100 to 125 mg/dL indicates prediabetes, and a reading of more than 125 mg/dL implies diabetes.

Diabetes Test FAQs

  • Who should get a diabetes test?

    Adults between the ages of 40 and 70 who are overweight or obese should be tested for diabetes every three years, according to the US Preventive Services Task Force. The American Diabetes Association advises yearly diabetes screening for people 45 and older, as well as adults under 45 who have substantial diabetes risk factors. Some of the many risk factors for diabetes include high blood pressure, a family history of diabetes, and being overweight or obese.

  • How do they test for diabetes in South Carolina?

    A simple blood test can be used to detect diabetes. To diagnose diabetes, many South Carolina clinicians utilize the A1C test or a private fasting plasma glucose (FPG) test. The A1C test determines your blood sugar level over the past two or three months, while the FPG test determines your blood sugar level after an overnight fast. The A1C test results are accessible in minutes, whereas the FPG test results are normally available in a few hours.

  • What is the blood test for diabetes?

    The most often used diabetes tests are the A1C blood test and the fasting plasma glucose (FPG) test. The HbA1C test, hemoglobin A1C test, and glycated hemoglobin test are all variations of the A1C test. This test permits you to eat and drink before the test, but the FPG test requires you to fast for at least eight hours before to the test and only drink sips of water until the test is finished.

  • How much does a diabetes test cost in South Carolina?

    Many health insurance policies cover diabetes testing. The easiest way to find out how much diabetes testing will cost you is to call your insurance company directly. Some pharmacies, health fairs, community centers, and large shops that provide drugstore services may conduct free diabetes screenings. If you do not have health insurance, inquire with your doctor or local pharmacy about the cost of diabetes testing.

  • Is a diabetes test covered by my insurance?

    Diabetes testing and diagnosis are usually covered by most health insurance plans. To discover more about your coverage and any costs associated with diabetes testing, contact your health insurance provider directly. If your insurance plan does not cover diabetes testing, inquire about free or low-cost testing options at local pharmacies and drugstores in your area.

  • Where can I get a diabetes test in South Carolina?

    Diabetes testing is available from a variety of primary care physicians. However, your doctor may refer you to a diabetes expert known as an endocrinologist in specific cases. Diabetes testing can also be done at pharmacies, outpatient laboratories, health fairs, and community centers. To discover more about where to get an accurate and reliable diabetes test, speak with your healthcare professional.

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

    Many walk-in clinics and urgent care centers offer same-day diabetes testing. Same-day diabetes testing may be available at pharmacies and retail outlets that sell over-the-counter and prescription pharmaceuticals. To learn more about same-day diabetes testing choices and pricing, contact your healthcare practitioner or local walk-in clinics.

  • How can I book a diabetes test on Solv?

    You can use Solv to find local healthcare providers who can provide diabetes testing in your region. In the search field, type "diabetes test," input your location, and indicate when you'd like to have your appointment. Solv will then offer a list of local providers along with their contact information, allowing you to schedule an appointment right immediately.

  • Can I test myself for diabetes at home?

    Diabetes cannot be diagnosed at home, but you can monitor your blood sugar levels once you've been diagnosed. For persons with diabetes, common blood glucose tests include glucose test strips, glucose meters, and lancet devices. If you suspect you have diabetes and wish to be properly diagnosed, schedule a diabetes test with your healthcare professional.

  • What type of doctor treats diabetes?

    A general physician can typically successfully treat and manage diabetes. Some doctors may recommend you to an endocrinologist, a doctor who specializes in endocrine system illnesses such as thyroid issues, infertility, and diabetes. Inquire directly with your healthcare practitioner about available diabetes services and whether you require a referral to an endocrinologist who specializes in the treatment of this chronic illness.

Sources

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Sources

  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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