glucose tolerance test


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glucose tolerance test

[′glü‚kōs ¦täl·ə·rəns ‚test]
(pathology)
A test to measure the ability of the liver to convert glucose to glycogen.
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Management of women with one abnormal oral glucose tolerance test value reduces adverse outcome in pregnancy.
7%) who did not complete either the 1-hour glucose challenge test or the 3-hour glucose tolerance test when indicated were excluded from the analysis.
Middle-aged or older people with such a risk profile are good candidates for an oral glucose tolerance test that would provide an early diagnosis of diabetes, they said.
For gestational diabetes testing, a formal oral glucose tolerance test is indicated if a blood sugar level of >140 mg is achieved following a 50-gram oral dose of glucose.
A: Your question begs a larger one that challenges the usefulness of a glucose tolerance test (GTT) in the first place.
A 5-hour glucose tolerance test found an exaggerated blood sugar response and hyperinsulinemia.
With a single dose administration, PT-630 demonstrates longer term benefits in both elevation of GLP-1 levels {24 and 48 hours post oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)} and lowering of plasma glucose (4 hours post OGTT) at later times than the CP-inhibitor in animals.
At a follow-up visit held in the morning after an overnight fast, participants had measurement of hemoglobin A1c (a standard test used to monitor diabetes), and a 75-gram oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT).
For each individual, an oral glucose tolerance test was performed, and lipoprotein profile in peripheral serum samples was determined at 0 weeks, 4 weeks, 8 weeks, 12 weeks and 16 weeks.
After stabilization, patients took an oral glucose tolerance test for baseline values, and were discharged on either insulin (30) or oral antidiabetic agents (20).
The screening questionnaire could be filled out in the waiting room, which would allow the physician to discuss the results with the patient at the same visit and refer those who score high for follow-up with an oral glucose tolerance test, Dr.
Study participants completed a 75-g oral glucose tolerance test and a frequently sampled intravenous glucose tolerance test before and after the intervention.

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