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What is the oral glucose tolerance test?

See details. You drink a glucose preparation (glucola) and your blood glucose is checked before you drink it and at intervals up to 3 or 5 hours after you drink it. Read more...

What's a one hour oral glucose tolerance test?

Screen test. Popular test in obstetrics to identify gestational diabetes : blood sugar is drawn, the patient drinks 75 gm of glucose in the form of glucola and blood sugar is drawn 1 hr after. Read more...

Home ogtt (oral glucose tolerance test), how to do it?

Not an approved test. Hi. You could conceivably weigh out 75 grams of glucose at home and use a finger stick blood glucose meter and do something very similar to a real, diagnostic Standard 2-Hour OGTT, and get a good sense for your glycemic status, but there is no test approved for home diagnosis. Serum glucose should be used (not whole capillary blood). If you want an OGTT, I surest you go get a real one. Good luck! Read more...

Can a doctor do an oral glucose tolerance test if I recently drank a coke?

Fasting needed . You will need to fasting (without food or drinks) for a minimum of 8 hrs before doing such test. Even if your soda was diet, it still can affect the accuracy if the test. Read more...
Need to be Fasting. A sugared soda will make the results of your glucose tolerance test difficult to interpret because it will interfere with how you respond to the glucose challenge you get. Please fast at least 7-8 hours prior to an ogtt. Read more...