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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
THe modified: Test is simpler and shorter -- and used only in pregnant women, looking to diagnose gestational diabetes, or diabetes in pregnancy.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soumya Adhikari
19 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Test: Hi. The most standardized test for diabetes, the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test generates data for fasting and a "postprandial" in response to a standard ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Nothing: Just show up.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Relax: Just show up, drink the glucola and let them draw your blood. It is not a big deal.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Dramatically: Eating with make the results of the GTT useless.

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