Oral Glucose Tolerance Test?

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A glucose tolerance is use to diagnose type 2 diabetes. The test is called the glucose oral tolerance test or OGTT. It is usually used during a pregnancy.
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Blood samples are taken from a vein before and after a patient drinks a thick, sweet syrup of glucose and other sugars.
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A glucose tolerance test is a test given in a Dr.'s office if he suspects you have diabetes. You drink glucose and over the next 2 hours, your sugar is taken every 30 minutes. At
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The oral glucose tolerance test is used to screen for gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that can develop in some women late in pregnancy (usually after
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Gestational diabetes is generally diagnosed between the 24th and 28th week of pregnancy when insulin resistance usually begins. If you have had gestational diabetes before, or if
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