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Can I take synthroid before a glucose tolerance test

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Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 26 years experience
No: No, you won't be. They don't need that much blood for a glucose test.

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Yes: It will still be a valid test.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
HB A1C: HBA1C is far more accurate. If you are below 6.5 it is impaired glucose tolerance. I recommend Gluten Free diet focus small frequent meals. If glucose... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Yes: Insulin resistance is the basic metabolic cause of pcos, and metformin is generally the best treatment for Insulin resistance and pcos. You want to em... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
No: You are not suppose to drink anything before a glucose tolerance test.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Water only: You can have water but nothing else.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scarantino
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Depends: It depends. If you are having the initial 1 hour glucose challenge test performed at 24-28 weeks, you will have bloodwork drawn one hour after drinkin... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: The glucose tolerance test is designed to screen for elevated blood sugar, for diabetes. People with symptoms of hypoglycemia may be responding to a d... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Glucose Tolerance: This makes no sense. At least in american medicine. There should be several results. I would bet that with this number, though, you need to meet with... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Oh
Pediatrics 15 years experience
A test 4 Diabetes: A GTT is used if there is a suspicion of diabetes. A glucose level is checked 1st, then the person drinks a standardized drink with sugar, and then tw... Read More

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