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Cat H.,Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital Sisli | Ozturk A.O.,Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital Sisli | Karadag B.,Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital Sisli | Altuntas Y.,Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital Sisli
Medicinski Glasnik | Year: 2013

Aim To determine justifiability of oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in non diabetic patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS). Methods It was included 398 patients attended to Outpatient Clinics of Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital. Eligible patients were assigned as patients with MetS according to International Diabetes Federation (IDF) criteria. Results After OGTT, there were 7 (2%) diabetic patients, 119 (30%) patients had impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and 272 (68%) were normal. Height, weight, waist circumference, fasting glycemia, high density cholesterol were not different between IGT and non IGT group. Conclusion OGTT is necessary in MetS non diabetic situation for detection early prediabetic patients.

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