What is a glucose tolerance test (GTT) during pregnancy?

A glucose tolerance test (GTT) is usually done at about 28 weeks of pregnancy to screen for a condition known as gestational diabetes. This simple test involves drinking a bottle of sugar solution over a five-minute period, followed by a blood test one hour later. If the results are abnormal, more testing will be done.

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