What Is a Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT)? - Definition & Side Effects

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Side effects of the glucose tolerance test include which of the following?

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1. Severe side effects of the glucose tolerance test are very common.

2. The glucose tolerance test is used to diagnose which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of glucose and the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In addition, one of the topics you'll be assessed on includes side effects of the glucose tolerance test.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Side effects of the glucose tolerance test
  • Severe side effect of the glucose tolerance test
  • What the glucose tolerance test is used to diagnose
  • Difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Glucose

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the glucose tolerance test lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the side effects of the glucose tolerance test

Additional Learning

To learn more about the glucose tolerance test, review the lesson titled What Is a Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT)? - Definition & Side Effects. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what the glucose tolerance test is and what it is used to diagnose
  • Review what glucose is and how insulin controls the glucose level in the body
  • Distinguish the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Learn about the side effects of taking the glucose tolerance test
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