Glucose tolerance test

What is Glucose tolerance test?

The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) measures the body's ability to use a type of sugar, called glucose, that is the body's main source of energy. An OGTT can be used to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes.

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does a low sugar or "sugar free" diet cause clay colored stool (or diarhhea) i have a glucose intolerance or "carbohydrate synsitvity" as they have...

doctor1 MD

Hi thank you for querry,
as you mentioned your sypmtoms,
Clay coloured stool along with dark coloured urine mostly occur in obstuctive jaundice....

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Glucose Tolerance Test = 134 during pregnancy of week 23 is normal or abnormal? what are the problems behind...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Glucose challenge test or glucose tolerance test

Detailed Answer:
Hi, I am here to help you.

You have just mentioned one reading...

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I am a high anxiety person. I have panic attacks. At any rate I got worried about my blood sugar for some reason. I got a tester. My fasting is...

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Brief Answer:
there is no sign of diabetes

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85 is perfect for a fasting measurement (as you've pointed out).
185 measured 1...

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