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Question: Whatbis glucose tolerance test???
Answer: Hello dear... Glucose tolerance test in which glucose is given orally to the patient, and blood sample is taken,and determine how quickly it is cleared from blood
Question: Procedure of glucose tolerance test
Answer: Hello dear. The procedure involves giving you sugar 75 grams or 50 grams and then the sugar levels are checked at fasting levels i.e before taking sugar and after 1 hour of taking sugar and 2 hours of taking sugar. Hope it helps.
Question: Do all pregnant woman have to go for glucose tolerance test? Is it mandatory??
Answer: Hello Dear.
Congratulations for your pregnancy.
A glucose tolerance test measures how well your body’s cells are able to absorb glucose, or sugar, after you ingest a given amount of sugar.
Doctors should screen all women for gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes can cause pregnancy complications, so early detection and prompt treatment are important. Doctor will usually recommend this test between the 24th and 28th week of your pregnancy. Your doctor may also recommend that you have this test earlier if you’re having the symptoms of prediabetes or diabetes.