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Weather Update

BCM Family Medicine on Kirby is without electrical power. Patients with appointments on Monday at this location will be moved to Baylor Medicine on the McNair Campus:  7200 Cambridge St, 7th floor, Suite 7B. Patients will be contacted. For questions, call 713-798-7700.

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Glucose Metabolism Services

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  • Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT, oral or IP) without blood collection
  • Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT, oral or IP) with blood collection
  • Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT, oral or IP) with insulin assay from each point
  • Insulin Tolerance Test (ITT for insulin sensitivity assay)
  • Pyruvate Tolerance Test (PTT, For Gluconeogenesis)
  • Hyperinsulinemic euglycemic or hypoglycemic clamp (no tracer) to measure GIR (glucose infusion rate) and assess insulin sensitivity
  • Hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamp to assess insulin sensitivity using tracer (3H) to measure BGP, HGP, GDR, GIR
  • Hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamp to assess insulin sensitivity using tracer (3H) and tissue specific glucose uptake (using 14C)
  • In vivo flux analysis of glucose, glutamine etc. using stable isotopic tracers
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