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What does GTT stand for?

GTT stands for Glucose Tolerance Test


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If the results suggest the possibility of gestational diabetes, you'll have a more sensitive glucose tolerance test, which is carried out over a three-hour period to see if you have diabetes.
Guidelines issued in 2007 by the European Society of Cardiology and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes recommended that physicians routinely perform an oral glucose tolerance test following an MI in patients who had not previously been diagnosed with diabetes (Eur.
In the United States, nearly 13 percent of adults age 20 and older have diabetes, but 40 percent of them have not been diagnosed, according to epidemiologists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), whose study includes newly available data from an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT).
In 1969, a committee of the American Diabetes Association published its report, "Standardization of the Glucose Tolerance Test.
The first protocol was to continue the previously recommended 50-g glucose challenge test with a diagnostic 3-h 100-g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) if the glucose concentration was increased at 1 h after the 50-g load.
3) But when Dutch researchers gave 13 women with diabetes 1 1/2 grams of ground cinnamon (3/4 teaspoon) every day for six weeks, they did no better on an oral glucose tolerance test than similar women who were given a placebo.