Glucose, Two-Hour Postprandial (View in report form.)
CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:
GLUCOSE POSTPRANDIAL 2 HR; GLU-PP; 2 HR PP
Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
Routine 8 hours; Stat or CSF 1 hour
See Patient Instructions for Glucose Tolerance Test. The patient is given orally a 75 gram solution of glucose or allowed an adequate meal which must be completed within 15-20 minutes. Two hours later, the patient's blood is drawn for a glucose assay.