glucose tolerance test

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Noun1.glucose tolerance test - test of the body's ability to metabolize carbohydrates; used in the diagnosis of hypoglycemia and diabetes mellitus
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
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The 2-hour oral glucose tolerance test is more costly and inconvenient than obtaining an FBG level, but Dr.
If a patient's GCT glucose level is low, he/she wouldn't need to be screened again for another two or three years, but if the GCT glucose level is high, patients would need a confirmatory oral glucose tolerance test.
They screened these people with an oral glucose tolerance test, with valid results available for 35,744 people.
During an oral glucose tolerance test, the mean adjusted serum insulin concentrations were elevated in the entire PA group (39 mU/L vs.
Other clinical and paraclinical factors associated with type 2 diabetes were not highly predictive of impaired 2-hour glucose levels, suggesting that all patients with PCOS should be screened with an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), Dr.
MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The primary outcome measures were 6-month change in visceral and subcutaneous abdominal fat measured by magnetic resonance imaging and glucose and insulin responses to an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT).
All had 2-hour glucose values of 140-199 mg/dL on oral glucose tolerance test, a fasting plasma glucose concentration of 95-125 mg/dL, and one or more other high-risk characteristics (at least one component of the metabolic syndrome, a family history of type 2 diabetes, a history of gestational diabetes, the presence of polycystic ovary syndrome, or minority ethnic background).
After stabilization, patients took an oral glucose tolerance test for baseline values, and were discharged on either insulin (30) or oral antidiabetic agents (20).
Gestational impaired glucose tolerance, defined by a single abnormal value at 1 hour during the oral glucose tolerance test, is associated with many of the same adverse outcomes as gestational diabetes mellitus, including postpartum glycemia, insulin resistance, and [beta]-cell dysfunction, according to the results of a recent study.
QUEBEC CITY -- The fasting plasma glucose test is inadequate, compared with the oral glucose tolerance test, in screening high-risk pediatric patients for type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, according to results of a new study.