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How does my payment work?

Once you have seen the doctor and charges for your encounter have been posted, your insurance company will be billed.  Following receipt of the explanation of benefits and payment, disallows, write-offs and discounts have been taken, or if there is a denial of the claim, you will be sent a statement for any balance due.

What is a Glucose test?

The oral glucose test (OGTT) measures the body’s ability to use a type of sugar, called glucose, that is the body’s main source of energy.  An OGTT can be used to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes.

How do I prepare for a Glucose tolerance test?

1 hour test – No specific diet is required, just eat as you normally would.
3 hour test – Eat a balanced diet for at least 3 days prior to the test including an extra carbohydrate added to each meal.  Carbohydrates include: fruits, breads, cereals, rice, crackers, and starchy vegetables.