A 36-year-old member asked:
How long before my glucose tolerance test should I be drinking the glucose?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stephen Scarantino answered
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 drinking the glucola. If you failed the 1 hour sugar test, a 3 hour sugar test would be performed and blood would be drawn before you drink the glucola and at 1, 2 and 3 hours later.
Answered on Nov 22, 2014
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