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Fasting delay before sugar blood test

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karl Spector
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It shouldn't: Smoking a cigarette before a blood test should not increase your sugar level. Thus, i would discuss with your doctor why your sugar was elevated as t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Some ideas: You may have mild glucose intolerance and spiked to a high level when you are. You may have Kidneys that lose glucose from Wilson's or any of dozens o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Eckert
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Not to worry...: These values are within the expected range, so i see no need to worry about them. If you are concerned about possibly having diabetes, due to family h ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Depends: Your blood glucose really was 31.9 mg/dL it was too low and you need immediate treatment with sugar/glucose.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
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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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
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Not to arlam: You are probably aware to the fact that you have a risk factor to become diabetic, but this does not necesarily mean you will become one , you should ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Fasting?: Find out if it is a fasting blood test or not. If it is a fasting test - then don't eat or drink for 8 to 12 hours prior to the test.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Not your sugar: If it was, you would be dead. You probably mean it is your hemoglobin a1c.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
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Only if it is tested: Your doctor has to request the test for blood sugar and indicate if it is fasting or random blood sugar level. Most testing doe snot include blood su ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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No: Not the ones that matter, except for blood alcohol. If it made a difference, we'd notice whether the people on whom we draw blood are buzzed or sober. ... Read More

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