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Glucose Challenge Test Shows Diabetes
No long lasting: Some people feels nauseated, slightly sick but no long lasting effects. ...Read more
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
Yes: There is more than one type of glucose testing. No matter which is used, if a test is positive, women should see an OB or endo provider or diabetes educator as soon as possible for an explanation of the test results, the condition and the next steps to take. A positive test does not necessarily mean women will need to take Insulin shots so they should not fear going in for followup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For oral glucose tolerance test - 2 drs saying different things. At 1hr result was 101, at 2 hrs it was 65. Problem/possible pre-diabetes or not?
Hypoglycemia: This lower than expected sugars can represent a pre-daibetes state. I would be very careful with your diet and carbs and if you are overweight it is time to get this under some control. There is a feeling that these periods of hypoglycemia are evidence of a Insulin resistance developing. ...Read more
Unclear question: There is a set of rules for interpreting the results of ogt and it should be done by your doctor. ...Read more
Can an oral glucose tolerance test be used to diagnose diabetes like a blood draw will if you're not pregnant?
Yes: However there are several different criteria for diagnosing diabetes, depending upon whether you're using GTT data, fasting glucoses, post-prandial glucoses or hba1c's. Check w/ your doctor. In reality, the exact diagnosis is an arbitrary distinction made upon a continuous line of time and data. ...Read more
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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