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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'Although mustard green, taken as adjunct, was able to produce a statistically significant decrease in fasting blood sugar compared to those taking metformin alone, the study did not include analysis of phytochemical properties of Brassica juncea or established concentration of decoction needed to obtain positive results,' said Monica Coralde, fourth-year student at UERMMC.
Fasting blood sugar detects diabetes which in its natural, untreated course also shuts down major organs.
Instead, statins may push people with prediabetes over the line to diabetes, which is a fasting blood sugar over 125.
All the 3 groups showed a statistically significant increase in fasting blood sugar [P <0.001] from the baseline on induction of the disease been illustrated in the chart.
These patient's blood samples were assessed biochemically for glycosylated haemoglobin (HBA1C), lipid profile and Fasting Blood Sugar levels.
Investigations done for follow up of persistent diabetes cases by 75(35.7%) was fasting blood sugar, 32(15.2%) by random blood sugar from lab, 6(2.9%) by fasting blood sugar by glucometer, 17(8.1%) by random blood sugar levels (glucometer), 41(19.5%) by HbA1c, 12(5.7%) by 100 gram OGTT, 24 (11.4%) by 75 gram OGTT, 2(1%) by 50 gram OGTT and 1(0.5%) urine for glycosuria.
Patients' data including their body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP), fasting blood sugar (BSF), fasting triglycerides (FTg) and fasting high density lipoproteins (FHDL) were recorded.
[6] In previous studies, fasting blood sugar and [HbA.sub.1c] elevation were detected in patients with OSAS.
GDM was diagnosed when fasting blood sugar levels were 95 mg/dL or above.
Participants who ignored breakfast had the largest waists and body mass indexes and highest levels of blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting blood sugar. They were also more likely to eat unhealthily, drink alcohol frequently, and smoke.