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Doctor insights on: 1 Hr Glucose Test Normal Range

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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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My first doctor took my 3 hour glucose test which was normal, but my new doctor wants me to do it again. I want to know if my second one will benormal?

My first doctor took my 3 hour glucose test which was normal, but my new doctor wants me to do it again. I want to know if my second one will benormal?

If your first: Test was "normal", your second one will most likely be normal as well, but it is impossible to predict with certainty, particularly if time has passed between the two tests. Did you ask why a second test was indicated? ...Read more

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Is the venous 3 hr glucose test more accurate then finger prick test? Why the numbers so differ? Which one is the most accurate

Is the venous 3 hr glucose test more accurate then finger prick test? Why the numbers so differ? Which one is the most accurate

Venous glucose: Finger prick tests generally provide lower reading. Diagnosis of diabetes is based on plasma glucose levels in a venous sample. Venous blood analyzed by an accredited laboratory should be used for accurate results. ...Read more

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How is the one hour glucose test performed?

How is the one hour glucose test performed?

Many protocols: You take your blood test before, take a set amount of boost or any other high calorie supplement (i prfer just have the patient have a normal meal) and you do a blood sugar 1 hr after. Some people might still be using glucola 1.75 gm/kg of weight to a max of 75 gm (adult dose). ...Read more

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3 hour glucose test results: fasting was 89, thirty minutes was 180, one hour was 198, two hour was 64.... what does this tell me?

3 hour glucose test results: fasting was 89, thirty minutes was 180, one hour was 198, two hour was 64.... what does this tell me?

Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your results are within the normal limit. The one hour level is at the borderline. See this site for more info.

http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003466.htm ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks and getting a glucose test done today are are you supposed to fast before the one hour test? And if so for how long?

I'm 28 weeks and getting a glucose test done today are are you supposed to fast before the one hour test? And if so for how long?

Please call YOU OB N: Now and ask them, they should have told u what to do when they scheduled the test! Please call them now and follow their advice since they are your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant in month 7 I do a glucose test after having a glucose dose of 50 mg and after 1 hour of having the dose the result is 129 this is normal?

I'm pregnant in month 7 I do a glucose test after having a glucose dose of 50 mg and after 1 hour of having the dose the result is 129 this is normal?

Yes: Depending on which organizations criteria are used, a level less than 130, 135, or 140 are considered a negative screen. Your level is below the most strict criteria. ...Read more

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I need doctor's advice: could exercise & fasting alter my one hour glucose test?

I need doctor's advice: could exercise & fasting alter my one hour glucose test?

Exercise and fasting: Once your doctor has recommended a one hour glucose test the laboratory folks will tell you what you need to do (or not do) on the morning you are coming in for testing. Don't worry about it until you have the result. If everything is OK, great! If not your doctor will start you on the right track. Good luck. ...Read more

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My baby is big but my plasma glucose test is normal as well as the others. Why?

Large for gestationa: The mother has a large for gestational age infant. This is sometimes due to gestational diabetes. At times it is because of maternal overweight or the development of gestational diabetes in the future pregnancies. Even if the mother has normal fasting glucose, she should have glucose tolerance test and hemoglobin A1c to confirm that she does not have type 2 or gestatational diabetes. ...Read more

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I am a 39 year old male with fasting glucose test at 109. It was 101 2 years ago. Cholesterol was a little high but everything else was normal.?

I am a 39 year old male with fasting glucose test at 109. It was 101 2 years ago. Cholesterol was a little high but everything else was normal.?

109: Your fasting glucose levels are OK.
There is good treatment for hypercholesterolemia.

Look it up on the internet and then discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Only one high blood sugar following a glucose test during pregnancy. What does that mean?

Depends: If you did the one-hour test, it means you need to do the definitive 3 hour test. If it was one elevation on the 3 hour test, then you are not a gestational diabetic (unless your one was a really elevated fasting glucose). It is a good idea to watch your diet and carbs if you had one elevation tho. ...Read more

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My daughters sugar levelswere 8.1 and she went for a fasting glucose test the following day but I was told it will be following day results in but 2nd day still waiting is this normal or is something wrong. She is a bedwetter and overweight with asthma.?

My daughters sugar levelswere 8.1 and she went for a fasting glucose test the following day but I was told it will be following day results in but 2nd day still waiting is this normal or is something wrong. She is a bedwetter and overweight with asthma.?

Hemoglobin A1C: If the test you are referring to is your daughter's hemoglobin a1c level, then your daughter is part of the growing epidemic of children with diabetes. Her asthma may well be due to her obesity. First, you need the results of more tests, because one single test could have an erroneous result. Either way, if your daughter is overweight, the sooner you and she get educated about food the better. ...Read more

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What is a low blood glucose level after a one-hour glucose test during pregnancy?

What is a low blood glucose level after a one-hour glucose test during pregnancy?

THere are none: There are no low glucose levels with pregnancy gtt, only good normal levels. Hypoglycemaa doesn't occur in human beings who aren't receiving treatment for diabetes or have end stage cancer, liver or kidney failure, etc. Particularly in pregnancy, glucose normal levels are much lower than non-pregnancy, a lower number is an excellent sign, . ...Read more

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