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Glucose Tolerance Test

"Glucose Tolerance Test" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A test to determine the ability of an individual to maintain HOMEOSTASIS of BLOOD GLUCOSE. It includes measuring blood glucose levels in a fasting state, and at prescribed intervals before and after oral glucose intake (75 or 100 g) or intravenous infusion (0.5 g/kg).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glucose Tolerance Test" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Glucose Tolerance Test" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 645 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 44 publications in 2011
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