GTT (Glucose Tolerance Test)

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This four-page handout helps women who are pregnant prepare for a glucose tolerance test (GTT), which checks for diabetes. It explains that the GTT is a screening test given during pregnancy that checks how the mother's body uses glucose (sugar). It includes check boxes where a provider can indicate whether this will be a one, three, four, or five hour test. The document contains guidelines to help the patient prepare, and provides a brief explanation of what will happen during the test, and after.

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Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Blood glucose, Diabetes, Female, Glucose tolerance test, Mothers, Pregnancy, Women's Health
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In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/1/2009
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