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How Long Before My Glucose Tolerance Test Should I Be Drinking The Glucose
Depends: It depends. If you are having the initial 1 hour glucose challenge test performed at 24-28 weeks, you will have bloodwork drawn one hour after drinking the glucola. If you failed the 1 hour sugar test, a 3 hour sugar test would be performed and blood would be drawn before you drink the glucola and at 1, 2 and 3 hours later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When one takes a drug, such as heroin or alcohol, repeatedly, 'tolerance' develops because more of the drug is needed to give the same effect on the body/brain; e.g. Liver enzymes r stimulated to metabolize the drug faster and faster. There may be a strong genetic predisposition to addiction, some studies suggesting that 1 of 10 people will become dependent on alcohol or some ...Read more
Eight to Twelve: Eight to twelve hours should suffice.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on the test.: If you are checking fasting blood glucose, you should ideally fast for 6 hours. If you are getting a glycated hemoglobin (hba1c), fasting or non-fasting state des not affect the test since the test is a indirect calculation of the average blood glucose for 90 days by measuring carbohydrate molecules attached to the red blood cells, which cycles within our body on the average of every 90 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Water only: You can have water but nothing else. ...Read more
Tested 109 glucose about 2 weeks ago . Since then cut way down on carbs and sugars. How long will it take to normalize. How often should I test?
How do you explain normal glucose after a meal but high glucose after fasting and before eating in the morning?
Good question: High morning glucose may be a "dawn phenomenon" or "somogyi effect." they are both rebound hyperglycemia in response to low glucose levels at night. The first is from natural insulin, the second man-made. Depending on the morning level, your doc may ask you to check you glucose at 2-3 am for a few nights. Treatment depends on the cause. Good luck and check with your physician for help. ...Read more
Can fasting too long cause an incorrect gestational glucose tolerance fasting number? I fasted for 14hrs and later found out I should have fasted 8hrs
I am somewhat concerned. I am a diabetic, with no medication. My fasting blood sugar is at 102. I need to get the 12 hour fasting cholesterol test done. Should i fast for 12 hours?
28 weeks pregnant failed 3 hour blood sugar test. Starting to test my sugars, what are the ranges my blood sugar should be before and after meals?
Watch your sugars!: Gest. DM occurs about 5% of pregnancies. Its important to check your fasting sugars and 2hrs after each meal. Fasting should be ...Read more
Blood glucose level reaches 200 three hours after eating dinner. Then insulin. How long should I wait to see the lowest possible near normal score?
Blood sugar: Rapid acting insulin lasts from 4-6 hours and reaches peak effect in 2-3 hours at which time your blood sugar would be at its lowest as a general rule. However if you had taken a long-lasting insulin earlier in the day, it would also be exerting an effect hours later. Your physician who knows your case best is also best qualified to answer your question. ...Read more
What can I do if my fasting sugar is 106 and 2 hours later after a meal 110. Is this pre diabetes?
Technically the: Fasting (if a lab sugar) is in the prediabetes range, but not the post meal. However, why are you worried about that it's called. It's all a progression from obesity -> Insulin resistance -> pre diabetes -> true diabetes. Why wait for the name to change. Start to protect yourself now with education, diet, exercise, weight loss and prevention. Don't wait until after the fact. ...Read more
What to do if i had a random glucose test ->77 mg/dl, after working out . My glucose rises to 165 after eating pasta.?
Could be normal: Hi. If you're worried about diabetes risk, get tested. It's easy: fasting serum glucose, random serum glucose, A1c, or oral glucose tolerance test; each has its own diagnostic criteria. In the meantime, of course eat healthily and exercise regularly for life. Good luck! ...Read more
What do you advise if i had my blood sugar level test done (gluco meter) a weekand sugar increased my sugar level before the test?
Re check: It is possible you have or are pre diabetic. ...Read more
How long will the enzymes in your liver remain elevated after you stop drinking? How long before a blood test will be normal?
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
Probably diabetic: A level of 10.8 during the test is just below diagnostic for diabetes. You should do a hba1c, but you have, at the least, impaired glucose tolerance. You should be following a low concentrated sweets diet. If overweight, you need to lose weight. Exercise. You may also need medication based on other lab results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you guys tell me how bad will it change my blood sugar level if i was 2 hours longer in the fasting procedure?
Since I don't: Understand your question it's hard to answer. If you were fasting and had fasted two hours longer, it probably wouldn't have made a significant difference in your blood sugar -- provided you're talking about a fast of over 6 or more hours. Your body has mechanisms to keep your sugar normal unless you have diabetes or other significant problem. ...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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