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Blood biochemistry: fructosamine

Contributor(s): Audrey K Cook

Overview

  • Glycosylated/glycated protein complexes.
  • Forms in blood in a non-enzymatic, non-insulin-dependent manner.
  • [Fructosamine] proportional to [glucose] Blood biochemistry: glucose over life-span of proteins (1-2 weeks).
  • Provides long-term view of average blood [glucose].
  • Less affected by short-term factors: stress, feeding, exercise.

Sampling

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from VetMed Resource and PubMed.
  • Pattulo K M, Kidney B A (2014) Reference point: exploring fructosamine beyond diabetes mellitus. JAVMA 244(11), 1268-1277 PubMed.
  • Goutal C M, Brugmann B L, Ryan K A (2012) Insulinoma in dogs; a review. JAAHA 48(3), 161-163 PubMed.
  • Rucinsky R, Cook A, Haley S, Nelson R, Zoran D L & Poundstone M (2010) AAHA diabetes management guidelines. JAAHA 46(3), 215-224 PubMed.


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