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Glucose Tolerance Test

Alternate Names : Oral Glucose Tolerance Test, OGTT, GTT

Glucose Tolerance Test | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What is involved in preparation for the test?

People are often advised not to eat for at least 8 hours before the test. This is called fasting. Certain medicines, such as those for diabetes, may be stopped before the test. A person should check with the doctor for specific instructions.

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Glucose Tolerance Test: Results and Values

Author: David T. Moran, MD
Reviewer: Kathleen A. MacNaughton, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 06/24/02

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