• Type 2 Diabetes Testing: Which One’s Are Most Important?

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    VIA:  Health.Com

    Oral Glucose-Tolerance Test:

    This test is commonly performed on pregnant women.  The typical test includes drawing your blood once, then drinking a glucose solution and then the nurse or doctor will draw blood from the patient every 30 to 60 minutes for up to 3 hours.

    Fasting Blood Sugar:

    Patient fasts overnight and has blood drawn at an early appointment to determine if levels are still normal.

    Two-Hour Postprandial Test:

    This test is conducted two hours after a meal.

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