Prueba de tolerancia a la glucosa en ayunas

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Prueba de tolerancia a la glucosa en ayunas

La prueba de tolerancia a la glucosa en ayunas es la forma más simple y rápida de medir la glucosa en la sangre y diagnosticar la diabetes. En ayunas significa que la persona no ha comido ni bebido nada (excepto agua) durante 8 a 12 horas antes del examen. El diagnóstico de diabetes se hace en una persona si su nivel de glucosa en la sangre es de 126 mg/dl o superior en dos pruebas separadas.

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  • Last Reviewed on 06/02/2012
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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