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  1. Plasma glucose levels measured every 30mins for up to 3hrs. In diabetic, glucose levels start high and rise higher than in a normal patient. Levels also remain higher for a longer period of time.
  2. Performed in place of OGTT (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test). For patients w/ poor absorption of orally administered glucose. [May have a glucose transporter problem in GI tract].

  3. -Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT). Glucose level rises higher than 140 but is less than 200.
    -Impaired Fasting Glucose (IFG).

3 True/False questions

  1. Impaired glucose tolerance2hrs after 75g glucose load. Correlates to values between 140 and 199mg/dL. Value of less than 140mg/dL are considered normal.


  2. What are the 3 criteria that lead to a diagnosis of diabetes?- Fasting plasma glucose (FPG): 126 mg/dL or higher
    - Plasma glucose 2 hr after 75 g glucose load (2hr PG): 200 mg/dL or higher
    - A casual/random plasma glucose (PG) of 200 mg/dL or higher
    - Confirmation is not required if the patient presents with either a hyperosmolar or ketotic crisis. The criteria apply to both adult and pediatric patients.


  3. Two Hour Posprandial Plasma Glucose (2-H PP)Irrespective of last meal or time of day. Glucose result of 200mg/dL or greater in presence of symptoms is presumptive of DM.


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