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How do oral glucose tolerance tests diagnose diabetes?

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An oral glucose tolerance test measures your blood sugar after you have gone at least eight hours without eating and two hours after you drink a glucose-laden beverage. This test can be used to diagnose diabetes or pre-diabetes.

From: Diagnosis of Diabetes WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Diabetes Association. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health. News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on November 1, 2018

SOURCES: American Diabetes Association. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health. News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on November 1, 2018

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