Glucose Tolerance Test

What is the Glucose Load Test?

The glucose load test can be used to assist in the diagnosis of a range of gastrointestinal conditions including;

 

Symptoms indicating you may benefit from a Glucose Load Test include:

  • Steathorrhea (fatty stools)
  • Creatorrhoea (foul smelling stools with protein maldigestion)
  • Intolerance of sugar and sweets

 

Completing the Glucose Load Test

This test involves glucose being given as a solution in water to drink, with Hydrogen/Methane breath testing being performed at regular intervals for 2-3 hours. Throughout this time your symptoms will also be monitored to determine intolerance.

Glucose

 

Foods sources of Glucose

Nearly all carbohydrate rich foods contain glucose, however some are a more concentrated source than others.

The following foods are very rich in glucose;

  • Lollies
  • Dried fruit
  • Fresh fruit
  • Fruit juice
  • Honey
  • Syrups

 

If you know that something is not quite right, then find out for sure.book your test today

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Do any of these products make you feel sick?

  • Muffin
  • Pasta
  • Milk
  • Bread
  • Orange Juice
  • Nicorette Gum
  • Apple
  • Sports Drinks
  • Honey
  • Ice Cream
  • Jelly Beans
  • Pear
  • Garlic & Onion
  • Chewing Gum

No Referral is Required in our clinic

Do you think you suffer from a food intolerance such as Lactose or Fructose or perhaps Small-intestinal bacterial overgrowth syndrome (SIBOS)?
There is a simple, accurate, pain free way to find out. It’s called Hydrogen Breath testing... and there are no blood tests!

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