Glucose Challenge (GCT) Test in Chennai


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The glucose-challenge-test-gct analyzes the reaction to glucose. The test is performed during pregnancy to analyze gestational diabetes.

Also known as :

GCT, 1 Hr Glucose test

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What is gestational diabetes?

It is a type of diabetes developed during pregnancy and mostly goes after delivery. However, in some cases, it may increase some women’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

What is the glucose tolerance test during pregnancy?

Also called the glucose challenge test or one-hour glucose tolerance test, GCT Test is significant during pregnancy to measure your body’s response to sugar.

Is a GCT test necessary?

It is highly recommended to overrule the risks of diabetes in the mother and prevent harm to the unborn baby, but it is not mandatory.

What is the GCT Test Cost in Chennai?

GCT test price in Chennai is Rs 799 with home sample collection at zero extra cost.
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Glucose Challenge (GCT) Blood Test

Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy and affects how your cells use sugar. It can affect the mother-to-be and baby’s health if not addressed or managed in time. Therefore, your doctor may call for Glucose Challenge Test in Chennai to check your body’s response to glucose. Redcliffe Labs is a trusted diagnostic lab that you can consider to book an Oral Glucose Challenge Test in Chennai. We have a state-of-the-art laboratory packed with advanced resources to offer care to customers.

Signs You Need Glucose Challenge Test (GCT):

A Glucose Challenge Test is done to check for gestational diabetes that causes no symptoms or very mild symptoms, like:

  • Excessive thirst
  • Frequent urination
  • Constant fatigue or tiredness,
  • Dry mouth.

All pregnant women, with or without symptoms, must be screened for gestational diabetes to overlook their risk of developing the disease. So, if your doctor has asked, book the Glucose Challenge Pregnancy Test in Chennai with us now.

Factors That Increase Your Risk For Gestational Diabetes:

Gestational diabetes in pregnancy is common, and mostly, it goes away after the baby is born. Your doctor may call for GCT Test in Chennai between 24 to 28 weeks of pregnancy if you are at average risk of developing gestational diabetes. Such risk factors are

  • Obesity
  • Inactive lifestyle
  • History of gestational diabetes in an earlier pregnancy
  • Chronic medical conditions that can lead to diabetes,
  • Family history of diabetes.

A positive glucose tolerance test result means that you have gestational diabetes, which can lead to several health complications for the mom-to-be and unborn babies. Therefore, managing the condition is essential to avoid such severities. So, do not delay and book GCT Test in Pregnancy in Chennai.

Tips To Control Your Blood Sugar During Pregnancy:

  • Keep a strict watch on your eating habits and avoid foods that can spike your blood sugar levels.
  • Include light to moderate physical activity in your routine for healthy results.
  • Track your blood sugar levels to take preventive measures accordingly.
  • Maintain a healthy body weight.

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Glucose Challenge (GCT) Test
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No Fasting Required
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Reasons To Choose Redcliffe Labs For Glucose Challenge Test (GCT):

  • We maintain maximum transparency throughout the testing and reporting to keep customers satisfied.
  • Ensure quality and hygiene during sample collection and keep the accuracy of our reports intact.
  • Provide a free doctor consultation to help one manage their condition and get treated.
  • Offer a broad range of diagnostic services under a single roof at affordable rates.
  • We provide home sample collection at your preferred time.

So, Schedule A Home Test With Us Now!

Saving you and your unborn baby from harmful complications of gestational diabetes is in your hands. So, book an early GCT Blood Test in Chennai to check the GCT Test normal range. You can schedule a test online via our website or mobile app now.

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