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Posted by: Mimi | 2010-09-20

glucose test post 1519

Sorry doc I didnt mention in my post what glucose test the gp has sent me for - GTT 2 hr 75 g

what does this entail and should I fast beforehand??

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Hallo Mimi
Yes - no eating and drinking from 22h00 the evening before (except for water). They are going to give you a very sweet syrup to drink and they will draw blood before this, an hour afterwards and 2 hours afterwards, to see how your insulin reacts to the sugar load
dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010-09-20

Hallo Mimi
Yes - no eating and drinking from 22h00 the evening before (except for water). They are going to give you a very sweet syrup to drink and they will draw blood before this, an hour afterwards and 2 hours afterwards, to see how your insulin reacts to the sugar load
dr Bets

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