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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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What specific foods can I eat before glucose test during pregnancy?

What specific foods can I eat before glucose test during pregnancy?

FASTING: To get accurate result of glucose, you should be fasting before blood test. Just eat regular food. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Go in fasting: They're either doing a fasting serum glucose or a glucose tolerance test...either way, you have to go in fasting. They should have TOLD you this! Water or black coffee are OK, but no sugar, fat, or protein. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am 24wks preg. Dr wants me to do glucose test but I don't have time in my life for this. There's no fam hist of diabetes. Is this really necessary?

I am 24wks preg. Dr wants me to do glucose test but I don't have time in my life for this. There's no fam hist of diabetes. Is this really necessary?

Making time for: this means that you are making your baby's well being a priority. Even if there is no family history of diabetes -this does not mean that you couldn't develop gestational diabetes. ...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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If the result of the glucose test is 147, what does it mean?

If the result of the glucose test is 147, what does it mean?

Depends: A fasting glucose over 125 is consistent with a diagnosis of diabetes. If the test was done within a few hours of eating it may be normal, or indicate some degree of glucose intolerance. You should get a hemoglobin a1c to better assess your overall glucose level. ...Read more

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What time frame can a glucose test work?

What time frame can a glucose test work?

The A1c: Test measures your average glucose over the past three months, but is weighted toward the most recent weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Glucose (Definition)

Glucose is the basic sugar molecule and the source of energy throughout the living kingdom. We are programmed to easily detect it by taste in our foods as it is desirable but can be overdone with the modern diet. It gets out of control ...Read more


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Blood Sugar Monitoring (Definition)

Blood glucose monitoring refers to the ongoing measurement of blood sugar (glucose). Monitoring can be done at any time using a portable ...Read more