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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Dramatically: Eating with make the results of the GTT useless.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A check for diabetes: The GTT is a way for us to see who is at highest risk of diabetes. It is recommended that everyone be screened during their pregnancy, usually around ... Read More
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Dr. PREM Menon
46 years experience Allergy and Immunology
TO DIAGNOSE DIABETES: To diagnose diabetes and Insulin resistance, pre diabetes and gestational [ pregnancy related] diabetes.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
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Yes: You actually need a glucose challenge test (gct) in pregnancy, which is a 1 hour screening test for gestational diabetes. If your screening test is a ... Read More
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Dr. PREM Menon
46 years experience Allergy and Immunology
MAY BE: If you have reason to do so , pregnancy, Insulin resistance, pre diabetic.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
42 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
GTT at home: Glucose tolerance testing is done less frequently now a days. You can do your own home version geta home glucose testing kit. Do the 1st blood gluco ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soumya Adhikari
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Screen for diabetes: A normal test can help you feel better that you don't have diabetes. An abnormal test can fall into two buckets - either borderline or frankly diabet ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Drink glucose soluti: You drink a glucose solution and then have blood samples taken at various intervals to be analyzed for glucose level.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Water only: You can have water but nothing else.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Probably: Interesting question. I would say yes.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: You are not suppose to drink anything before a glucose tolerance test.

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