Doctor insights on:
Fasting Before Glucose Test Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
My wife is 12 weeks into pregnancy. She just done 2 hr glucose test & the result is 3.7 during fast and 8.3 after 2 hours.she is 30yrs old.
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
Can I get a glucose test ordered by my regular doc for my 28th week of pregnancy instead of my obgyn?
Pregnancy sugar test: Absolutely. Any physician, do, or nurse practitioner/physician's assistant can order this test for you. ...Read more
Normal glucose levels@ 26 wks of pregnancy-129 mg/dl.Baby 6 lbs @ 34 wks, so doc repeated 1hr glucose test @ 35 wk & levels are 152.Any complications?
Elevated glucose: You have an elevated glucose, gestational diabetes. No cookies, cakes, ice cream ,candy. eat only 3 servings pasta ,bread ( 2 slices) potatoes, /day. F?U w/ your doctor and a nutritionist. Elevated diabetes, can cause large babies but also low sugar after birth. High blood sugar predisposes to infections(UTI) vagnitis http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/guide/gestational_diabetes ...Read more
Not a big deal: The amount of water is not terribly important - 12-16 oz should be fine. Be sure you are fasting (not eating) for the required number of hours. ...Read more
Yes, absolutely: Hi. Yes, a fasting serum glucose is easily diagnostic of diabetes. There are 4 means of diagnosing diabetes: fasting serum glucose, random serum glucose, 2-hr glucose tolerance test, and A1c. Fasting glucose is an easy test, and if positive, should be repeated for confirmation. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. Keep your diabetes, blood pressure, and lipids well controlled. DON'T SMOKE! ...Read more
Needs confirmation: A single fasting blood sugar over 125 needs confirmatory tests to diagnose diabetes. this can be a second fasting blood sugar over 125, or a Hemoglobin A1c test over 6.5%. However any sugar over 300, or any sugar over 200 associated with vision change, excessive thirst or urination, or weight loss while eating more than usual is diagnostic for diabetes without a need for confirmatory testing. ...Read more
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
Had a fasting blood glucose test, had a tiny bit of oj before, could that have affected the numbers?
Different tests: Insulin & glucose are 2 different ways to measure diabetes. Insulin is produced by pancreas to keep sugars under control. We measure glucose to see how well sugars are controlled. We can measure Insulin to determine how much effort pancreas is making to control sugars. Think of glucose as speedometer & Insulin as tachometer (hgba1c is avg trip speed - ask a car nut if this doesn't make sense). ...Read more
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. ?
Possibly: A better test is hb a1c.Get a more detailed answer ›
Blood glucose test showed 4.8 after fasting. Finger prick showed 11.3, ate chips and cola about an hour before?
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
- Talk to a doctor online
- Fasting before glucose test
- Fasting before blood glucose test
- Fasting before glucose tolerance test
- Glucose screening test pregnancy fasting
- Can i drink water before a fasting glucose test?
- Can you drink water before a fasting blood glucose test?
- Fasting for glucose tolerance test
- Fasting glucose pregnancy
- Fasting for glucose test pregnancy