What is the glucose challenge test (75 g) – two-hour test?
This test is done during pregnancy to screen for gestational diabetes, which is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. The test works by measuring the body's response to glucose after two hours of ingestion of 75 g glucose (flavoured or plain, bought from a nearby pharmacy) irrespective of the meal timings.
When is the glucose challenge test (75 g) - two-hour test recommended?
It is recommended:This test is generally advised during the second or third trimester; however, women having a family history of diabetes and/or obesity, and those following a sedentary lifestyle are recommended to get this test done regularly starting from the first trimester of their pregnancy.To screen for high blood sugar in the presence of risk factors for diabetes in pregnancy.To detect gestational diabetes.
What does it measure?
The glucose challenge test (75 g) - two-hour test: Checks for gestational diabetes. Most pregnant women have a glucose screening test between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy. The test may be done earlier if you have a high glucose level in your urine during your routine prenatal visits, or if you have a high risk for diabetes.This helps to monitor whether the body can utilise or store glucose efficiently. The higher level of sugar in the blood indicates that it is not being utilised or stored. It is usually done as a part of the panel of tests performed during pregnancy and can be performed at any time during pregnancy.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 9 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the glucose challenge test (75 g) - two-hour test in Bangalore?
The cost of the glucose challenge test (75 g) - two-hour test in Bangalore is Rs. 70.
How often should I get tested for the glucose challenge test (75 g) - two-hour test?
The glucose challenge test (75 g) - two-hour test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the glucose challenge test (75 g) - two-hour test?
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Glucose Challenge Test(75 g)-Two-hour test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Glucose Challenge Test(75 g)-Two-hour test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Glucose Challenge Test(75 g)-Two-hour test in Bangalore?
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Why should I book a Glucose Challenge Test(75 g)-Two-hour test with Orange Health Labs in Bangalore?
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