Private Glucose Tolerance Test checks the response of the body to glucose (sugar) and can help to diagnose type 2 diabetes. Modern Glucose Tolerance Test is helpful to screen for gestational diabetes- a condition that develops in pregnancy. Glucose tolerance refers to the inability of the body to process glucose. The technique challenges the oral glucose load with glucose circulation after and before the challenge, It is also known as OGTT.
Private Glucose Tolerance Test in the UK detects any abnormality in how the body deals with glucose after eating.
The average range of a Glucose Tolerance Test will be equal to or below 140 mg/dL (7.8mmol/L) after a glucose solution.
People don’t experience side effects from glucose testing. Due to the involvement blood testing and fasting, a private gestational diabetes test may make you experience sweating, shortness of breath, light-headedness and nausea.
A glucose challenge test helps in screening for gestational diabetes in pregnancy. If you have an average risk of diabetes then you should be screened for it during the second trimester – within 24-28 weeks of pregnancy.
OGTT (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test) is the most typical Glucose Tolerance Test. Blood sampling is necessary to start the Glucose Tolerance Test procedure. The patient will be asked to drink a sugary liquid containing 75 grams of glucose. Then another blood sample will be collected within 30-60 minutes. The test can take 3 hours to complete.
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Blood London have been providing Glucose Tolerance Test London (OGTT Test) on a self-referral basis to patients in Central and Greater London for over 20 years. Simply walk-in weekdays between 9am and 6pm or on weekends between 10am and 2pm, to have your blood taken by a highly experienced professional in our private, Harley Street clinic using some of the best labs in europe.
Please note that when ordering blood tests on a self-request basis, we will forward you the laboratory report without note or comment from our doctors unless you are under their care.
Following the results of your test, if you would like to undergo a consultation, further testing or treatment please feel free to reach out to the clinic and we'll be happy to help.
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Go to the Harley Street clinic for your blood draw and pay for your test in person
As soon as the results are ready, the will be sent to you by your chosen method