U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
TX
A 27-year-old female asked:

gestational diabetes? 3-hour glucose test said first number was high (203), but the other two were normal (in the 70's). i need a 2nd opinion! thanks!

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gena Kluwe
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Sounds like it: Gestational diabetes is usually diagnosed with one abnormal value on a gtt.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Similar questions

Athens, NY
A 26-year-old female asked:

My doctor has made a big deal and classified me with gestational diabetes, but I didn't fail the glucose test I was just really close. Why?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy & Diabetes: Pregnancy has way of altering glucose metabolism and Insulin sensitivity made worse as the pregnancy progresses. You may not have gotten an "f" on the test but you may have gotten a "d" which can affect your fetus. Please heed your OB md's advice.
Ossining, NY
A 35-year-old female asked:

3hr glucose test. Hour 1 and 2 were high. Do I have gestational diabetes?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Gestational diabetes is defined by 2 of the test values being high on the 3 hour gtt. Your doctor will help you come up with a regimen for checking your blood sugar and modifying your diet.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What are oral glucose test alternatives for gestational diabetes?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Not sure: What you're asking. The limited GTT is the gold standard for detecting gestational diabetes. Elevated blood sugars through other testing are also potentially useful, but some sort of testing is essential.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Mar 27, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.