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can eating chocolate just before a blood test affect the result for my blood sugar levels

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennie Law
13 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Yes, because the sugar in the chocolate will be absorbed and increase the amount of sugar in your blood, so the value will be higher. Let your physic ... Read More
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Definitely: Eating anything will cause your blood sugar to go up on a blood test.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Dehydration?: Seeing that your blood sugar seems normal, this could be dehydration. Do you drink fluids during the day? Being in the hot weather can easily dehydr ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Thirsty: One cause of night time dry mouth is having nasal congestion, which causes mouth breathing while sleeping. Also, be sure you avoid diuretics (medicine ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
What was true: a year ago is nit necessaeiky the case today. Repeat the test
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: We're taking only a few mL. A blood donation takes a pint.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: See this site for a list of the things tested in a CMP. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003468.htm
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
34 years experience Emergency Medicine
Excellent: It appears that you keep diabetes under excellent control Do you check your Hemoglobin A1C yearly.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Grave's Dis & sugar: 37 F Graves Disease,blood test shows blood sugar level border high. not o'weight,gluten free,dairy free.So thirsty,frequent urination,tired. T 2 diabe ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Blood sugar levels: Vary somewhat throughout the day; elevations may be expected after a meal but should return to normal within a couple hours. If u experience low sugar ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Repeat test: Sorry you're sick! Any interpretation of that result depends on how soon after the gatorade the test was taken, Also, no one diagnoses a disease on ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Trust your doc: This is normal and should not be investigated further unless you have signs or symptoms of hypoglycemia.

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