* Cells/mcL = cells per microliter; gm/dL = grams per deciliter.
A femtoliter is a measure of volume.
This table shows the ranges for blood glucose levels after 8 to 12 hours of fasting (not eating). Itshows the normal range and the abnormal ranges that are a sign of prediabetes or diabetes.
Plasma Glucose Results (mg/dL)*Diagnosis
70 to 99Normal100 to 125Prediabetes126 and aboveDiabetes
* mg/dL = milligrams per deciliter.
The test is repeated on another day to confirm the results.
The table below shows ranges for total cholesterol, LDL ("bad") cholesterol, and HDL ("good")cholesterol levels after 9 to 12 hours of fasting. High blood cholesterol is a risk factor for coronary heart disease.Your doctor should discuss your results with you. He or she will advise you further if your results are outside the desirable range.
Total Cholesterol LevelTotal Cholesterol Category
Less than 200 mg/dLDesirable