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How Long Do You Fast For Pregnancy Glucose Testing
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.
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I recently had a blood test done and was tested for CBC, Glucose, creatinine, sodium, potassium, TSH & ferritin. Can pregnancy be detected from this?
Gestational DM??: If you currently have gestational dm, which is implied based on the fact that you are checking 2 hour post-prandial blood sugars, then this value is high - talk to your doctor. ...Read more
How to cure 170 glucose clearance test 1 hour later. Is this serious concern in 15 week pregnancy?
15week pregnancy. Glucose clearance test shows 102 mg and after having 50mg glucose 1 hour result 171 mg.Pls tell is this normal or abnormal? Cure please
Abnl test: You have some mild elevation in base line glucose and high 1 hr test. That means you will need to have the longer 3 hr test and may have some glucose intolerance. You will need to see a dietician and cut down on carbs particularly too much bread, rice, potatoes and junk food. ...Read more
36 week pregnancy, done gct- fasting - 91 & after glucose 1 hour test- 170 (30 more then normal) is it fine or I am having gest. Diabeties ? Pls help
Wait 2 hours: Before testing post prawn dial sugars(after meals) that number would be more accurate! ...Read more
Early and/or late: A screening for gestational diabetes may be recommended and performed at your first prenatal visit if you are at high risk for diabetes...and repeated again later; for pregnant women who are not at high risk for GDM, the "glucose screening" is usually done between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more
My fasting plasma glucose 162, 1hour post glucose 271, 2 hour post glucose 261, 31 weeks of pregnancy gdm detectd?
Accurate: It's an accurate test but mistakes happen. If you don't believe in the test result, i wouldn't do the same test again. There are other ways to diagnose diabetes such as fasting sugar or the a1c. If these tests are also positive, then i would accept the result and start treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My ogtt results in the 24th pregnancy week showed:
after 1 hour: 97mg/dl,
after 2 hours: 154mg/dl. Is it a lab error?
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
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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