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What is the "glucose challenge" test that pregnant women get?
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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Glucose tolerance te
A GTT is when you drink a sugary liquid and then have your blood sugar drawn at intervals.
It is to determine whether you have gestational diabetes, which might require treatment to insure a successful pregnancy.

In brief: Glucose tolerance te
A GTT is when you drink a sugary liquid and then have your blood sugar drawn at intervals.
It is to determine whether you have gestational diabetes, which might require treatment to insure a successful pregnancy.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Diabetes screen
Most pregnant women will be screened for "gestational diabetes" -- that is, pregnancy-induced diabetes, between 24 and 28 weeks gestation.
The test involves drinking a pre-determined amount of glucose in an orange- or cola-flavored beverage and blood is drawn at certain points. Gestational diabetes occurs in 5-10% of all pregnancies.

In brief: Diabetes screen
Most pregnant women will be screened for "gestational diabetes" -- that is, pregnancy-induced diabetes, between 24 and 28 weeks gestation.
The test involves drinking a pre-determined amount of glucose in an orange- or cola-flavored beverage and blood is drawn at certain points. Gestational diabetes occurs in 5-10% of all pregnancies.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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