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What does GTT stand for?

GTT stands for Glucose Tolerance Test


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The authors measured glucose and insulin levels in fasting blood and in blood collected during oral glucose tolerance tests to evaluate the diabetogenic effects of the treatment.
Diagnostic 100-g oral glucose tolerance test (on separate day, after overnight fast) in women who meet or exceed chosen threshold on 50-g screening (140 mg/dL or more, or 130 mg/dL or more for higher sensitivity).
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).
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.