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glucose tolerance tests
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
A test to determine the ability of an individual to maintain homeostasis of blood glucose. It includes measuring blood glucose levels in a fasting state, and at prescribed intervals before and after oral glucose intake (75 or 100 g) or intravenous infusion (0.5 g/kg).
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2014
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Used For
intravenous glucose-tolerance test
oral glucose tolerance test
Broader Term
diagnostic techniques
Related Term
blood glucose
fasting
glucose
glycemic effect
glycemic index
homeostasis
Spanish
pruebas de tolerancia a la glucosa
Term Number
229208