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I was wondering does the comprehensive metabolic panel blood test also test for blood sugar levels?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: See this site for a list of the things tested in a CMP. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003468.htm
Answered on Nov 3, 2015

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