Glucose challenge test (GCT) detects glucose metabolism disorders in PD

When glucose-based PD fluid is used, it can be a challenge to see if there are blood sugar issues. In 20 people on PD who did not have a history of diabetes, an initial GCT detected impaired glucose tolerance in eleven and diabetes mellitus in four. About 2 years later, twelve patients had glucose metabolism disorders—but none had diabetes.

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