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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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C-peptide responses by the body to the oral glucose tolerance test are
So drinking a can of soda is analogous to doing an oral glucose tolerance test.
The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)--the gold standard for diagnosis of diabetes and pre-diabetes--is inconvenient, requires fasting, and is not highly reproducible.
MLO's June 2003 issue, page 44, regarding the usefulness of the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) is understated.
5 grams twice a day had significantly lower blood glucose levels as determined through an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) at the test's two-hour time point, as compared with the placebo group.
For women with gestational diabetes, an oral glucose tolerance test should be done 6 weeks after delivery, the American Diabetes Association recommends.
This index was measured from the oral glucose tolerance test, a blood test for diabetes after the patient drinks a sugary drink.
The primary endpoint was the change from baseline in HbA1c levels at week 12, while the secondary endpoints included fasting blood glucose, area under the curve (AUC) for glucose and insulin during an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), and body weight.
Fasting and postprandial glucose and insulin levels were measured with an oral glucose tolerance test.
The first protocol was to continue the previously recommended 50-g glucose challenge test with a diagnostic 3-h 100-g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) if the glucose concentration was increased at 1 h after the 50-g load.
24] The only way to know whether a patient has IGT is to perform an oral glucose tolerance test, which, therefore, should be run on subjects with repeated fasting plasma glucose levels exceeding 90 mg/dL (see Table 2, on page18).