Glucose Challenge Test

What is the Glucose Challenge Test GCT?

The glucose challenge test is also known as the 1-hr Glucose. Tolerance tests are taken on adults who are pregnant. It’s taken during 24 to 28 weeks of pregnancy. This test determines the body’s response to glucose. It is crucial to undergo this particular test as in most cases, mothers develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy.

Other than for pregnant women,  GCT in Pakistan is a simple routine test that helps medical practitioners to get to know the overall health of an individual. At average risk, your practitioner will ask for screening during the second trimester.

You can identify gestational diabetes with the following symptoms.

  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • More need to urinate
  • Feels thirsty
  • Skin infection
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Sugar in the urine

GCT Test Price in Pakistan

Glucose Challenge test price in Pakistan ranges between (500-1200) Rupees. The GCT test price varies depending upon the lab and city you are choosing to get your test. However, to get a discount on GCT test prices in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Multan, and other major cities, you can book your Glucose challenge test from Healthwire.

How Can I Book Glucose Challenge Test (GCT) Near Me?

The glucose challenge test is a common routine test. To make e-health easier for you, Healthwire.pk is providing you with the best platform to book online lab tests. You can easily book GCT from the top reliable laboratories of Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and other major cities at affordable glucose challenge test prices.

To book your GCT:

You can simply click on the lab test online via our web healthwire.pk or Healthwire app

  • Select GCT or upload prescription
  • Pay in cash or online (debit/credit card, jazzcash)
  • You can also opt for free home sampling
  • Our representative will call you for confirmation

You can also call us at 042352500989/02137130261 or click on the test for instant booking. You can also avail discount on the GCT test price if you book your test via healthwire.

Interpretations of GCT

When blood is drawn 

Diagnostic Levels

Fasting 

Greater than 95 mg/dL

After 1 hour

Greater than 180 mg/dL

After 2 hours

Greater than 155 mg/dL

After 3 hours

Greater than 140 mg/dL

What does Glucose Challenge Evaluate?


This test evaluates the concentration of glucose in the blood sugar levels.


Glucose is a source of the energy in your body and also for your nervous system. Carbohydrates which are consumed by foods break down in glucose form. Your intestines absorb the glucose and transport it to the various organs in your blood.


The cells of these organs utilize it for energy production and some are stored for later use as glycogen in the liver. After having a meal, the sugar level gets increased in your blood as insulin is released to minimize the level of sugar until it gets normal.

The GCT measures the level of glucose in your blood. It shows how much your body is able to utilize or store glucose. If there is excess sugar in your blood, it means that your body is not utilizing it.

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