The influence of glucose tolerance tests on subsequent carbohydrate metabolism in pregnancy.

BACKGROUND This present study was designed to prospectively confirm a previous observational finding that a 75g glucose load exerts an influence on the results of a subsequent 50g glucose tolerance test performed after an interval of one week. METHODS Pregnant Chinese patients were given both 50g 3-hour and 75g 2-hour oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in… (More)