A 36-year-old female asked:
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will drinking too much water during a 10hr fast for glucose test mess up glucose results?

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Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Water will not interfere with glucose testing.
Answered on Feb 16, 2016

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GTT: It is not fasting if you drink 40 ozs of water. It needs to be nothing to eat or drink after midnight for an 8 am test. Good Luck
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