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Can I Take Medication During A Blood Glucose Test
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
Docs, could a multivitamin/can of diet caffeine-free sprite/blood pressure medication affect a blood glucose test?
Shouldn't: I would think that would be okay although, to be really safe, it's usually recommended that you fast beforehand. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is a level 7.1 anemic dangerousness for 29 weeks pregnant? And 135 bad for a blood glucose test, i now have to take the 3 hour test, should I worry ?
Tests: Anemia is taxing to the system suggest nutritional deficiency or blood loss. Gestational diabetes a consideration that can affect both mother and child. Your obstetrition doctor will guide you though this remember after child is born need to be retested for diabetes. Approx 80% gestational diabetics are just diabetic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abnormal OGTT: Prolonged fasts are often considered around 72 hours, but 8-12 hours is all that's required for an ogtt. The longer the fast, the higher the circulating levels of free fatty acids, which has a negative impact on glucose tolerance. 21 hours may not significantly alter the blood sugar results. If results are really abnormal, repeating the ogtt under proper fasting requirements may be necessary. ...Read more
If you mean: Your hba1c test, the answer is no. Your sugar is chronically above normal and your risk of dying of a diabetes related problem has increased by 20-40%. Work with your doctor to improve your glucose control. There is no "magic number" where you're suddenly healthy. The lower the better. ...Read more
What to do if I am going in for a blood glucose test tomorrow. I don't know how they will test this. can you tell me what will happen?
Had a fasting blood glucose test, had a tiny bit of oj before, could that have affected the numbers?
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