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One-hour glucose tolerance test instructions

Has your doctor asked you to take a glucose tolerance test? Here are the steps you need to take.

  1. Finish the entire bottle within five minutes
  2. Note the time you finish the drink.
  3. You’ll have your blood drawn one hour after you finish.
  4. Check in at least 15 minutes before your draw time to make sure they will draw you at 1 hour after you finish your drink.
  5. When you sign in, write the time you are supposed to be drawn next to your name.
  • You may start your drink now, the doctor will be in for your regular visit.
  • You cannot eat or drink anything until after your blood is drawn.
  • Do not leave the building.

*If your blood is not drawn one hour after you finish your drink, you will have to repeat the process another day.

Where is the Main Clinic lab?

  • Walk outside of the OB/GYN office, go right and head toward the atrium café.
  • Take the elevator up to the first floor.
  • When you exit the elevator make/a left and follow it to the South wing.
  • Go past the South elevators.
  • Lab check in is right beside the South Wing entrance/exit.