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Glucose tolerance test

Glucose tolerance test is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Glucose tolerance test (oral), serum or plasma

Fasting: < 100 mg/dL

1-hour: < 180 mg/dL

2-hour: < 140 mg/dL

[Fasting: < 5.6 mmol/L

1-hour: < 10.0 mmol/L

2-hour: < 7.7 mmol/L]

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Subjects should receive a 150- to 200-g per day carbohydrate diet for at least 3 days before the test. A 75-g glucose dose is dissolved in 300 mLof water for adults (1.75 g/kg for children) and given after an overnight fast. Serial determinations of plasma or serum venous blood glucoses are obtained at baseline, 1 hour, and 2 hours.

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McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Glucose Tolerance Test." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/GDT/619157/all/Glucose_tolerance_test.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Glucose tolerance test. Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/GDT/619157/all/Glucose_tolerance_test. Accessed April 22, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Glucose tolerance test. In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/GDT/619157/all/Glucose_tolerance_test
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Glucose Tolerance Test [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/GDT/619157/all/Glucose_tolerance_test.
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