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How much time does the glucose test during pregnancy take?

How much time does the glucose test during pregnancy take?

1-3 hrs: 1 hour for the glucose screening-and 3 hrs for glucose tolerance (if u fail the 1hr screen) ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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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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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.

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.

Glucose test: If your wife has not been told by her doctor that the blood sugars are OK she needs to call her/him to find out.

If it turns out she has diabetes and is pregnant she can still have the baby with careful control of diabetes. ...Read more

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Only one high blood sugar following a glucose test during pregnancy. What does that mean?

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 more

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What is a low blood glucose level after a one-hour glucose test during pregnancy?

What is a low blood glucose level after a one-hour glucose test during pregnancy?

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

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Can I get a glucose test ordered by my regular doc for my 28th week of pregnancy instead of my obgyn?

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

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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?

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

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My glucose test came back 100 is that bad? Diabetic pain in feet is it located on top bottom or both?

My glucose test came back 100 is that bad? Diabetic pain in feet is it located on top bottom or both?

Neuropathy: A blood sugar of 100 is not bad. Diabtetic neuropathy usually begins on the sole of the foot, and the spreads upward on the leg. By the time, symptoms reach the knee, the fingers are usually affected. ...Read more

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Concerned. My fasting glucose test came back negative bt I have POCS, am thin & have symptoms of type 2 diabetes can I still have insulin resistance?

Concerned. My fasting glucose test came back negative bt I have POCS, am thin & have symptoms of type 2 diabetes can I still have insulin resistance?

Insulin resistance. : Glucose N in thin PCOS. Asks could I have insulin resistance. ANS: yes but not likely and detailed testing for IR rarely done in practice. Keep up the good work. ...Read more

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5 year old sister had frequent urine accidents. Took her to urgent care & urine glucose test came back Normal. Could she still have diabetes?

5 year old sister had frequent urine accidents. Took her to urgent care & urine glucose test came back Normal. Could she still have diabetes?

No : With information provided no need for concern. A 5-year old can have a small bladder or issues remembering to use bathroom. Try for a week or 2 to remind her to empty her bladder and see how things go. ...Read more

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I usually fall asleep shortly after eating sugar, foggy brain every day, glucose test came back normal. What could it be?

I usually fall asleep shortly after eating sugar, foggy brain every day, glucose test came back normal. What could it be?

People don't: Eat sugar. They eat food and all food has some sugar in it. If you're eating a high carbohydrate meal, you can become sleepy. That's why some cultures have a siesta after meals. Certain chemicals in food, such as tyramine in turkey and processed food can also cause same symptoms. If you're overweight, the symptoms will be more severe,. ...Read more

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I received a blood glucose test about a month ago, and my number came up at 150. I went back today after a 12hr fast, and was 108. Am I pre-diabetic?

I received a blood glucose test about a month ago, and my number came up at 150. I went back today after a 12hr fast, and was 108. Am I pre-diabetic?

Maybe (not) . . .: Pre-diabetes is a great term but definitions are rather loose. If checking glucose, best to draw blood after fasting all night long. Normal result should be less than 100. Impaired fasting glucose is 100-125. Diabetes is higher. Or check A1c which gives info re average sugar over past 3 months. Normal is less than 5.7. 5.7-64 is pre-diabetes or at elevated risk. Higher is consistent w/diabetes. ...Read more

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A glucose test I took came back 488 30 min after I ate could I have diabetes?

A glucose test I took came back 488 30 min after I ate could I have diabetes?

Diabetes: You are very ill. You have dangerously, even life threateningly high blood sugar. Please get to medical care today for your diabetes. ...Read more

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Hi, i am pregnant 30 weeks, and last Friday I have glucose test and I ate egg with bread before test the result is 152, yesterday I repeat this test and the 4 hours result is range 85-133-172-154 doctor say I have pregnancy diabetes if it's really diabet

Hi, i am pregnant 30 weeks, and last Friday I have glucose test and I ate egg with bread before test the result is 152, yesterday I repeat this test and the 4 hours result is range 85-133-172-154 doctor say I have pregnancy diabetes if it's really diabet

Gestational diabetes: Gestational diabetes is diabetes that didn't exist before the pregnancy and goes away after the high hormone levels of pregnancy fall back to normal after delivery. This requires repeat testing at about the time of your 6 week post-partum check-up to know for sure. It does increase the risk of developing diabetes later in life so it's a good idea to watch your diet and weight let your doctors know. ...Read more

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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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My blood glucose test is consistently over 7 is this ok?

If you mean: Your hba1c test, the answer is no. Your sugar is chronically above normal and your risk of dying of a diabetes related problem has increased by 20-40%. Work with your doctor to improve your glucose control. There is no "magic number" where you're suddenly healthy. The lower the better. ...Read more

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Is a result of 152 in a glucose test made by CBC high?

Depends: Was it 12 hour Fasting or postprandial (after large glucose meal). If fasting then it is high & diabetes is confirmed. If Post postprandial (like glucose tolerance test) then need to know duration. Example: if 152 more than 3 hours after then it is high. Talk to your doctor and get a complete evaluation if needed ...Read more

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Can drinking water dilute glucose test?

Water and glucose: When you drink water, your body gets rid of the excess (through urination) quickly. It is very hard to dilute your blood, and your glucose is not affected by water intake. ...Read more

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I am non diabetic, should I have a blood glucose test?

I am non diabetic, should I have a blood glucose test?

Diabetes: If you have not had a blood glucose test how can you know whether you do or do not have diabetes. Getting a blood glucose test is simple, quick, and minimally painful for a few seconds. ...Read more

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How much water is okay to drink before fasting glucose test?

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

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I'm non diabetic but should I still have a blood glucose test?

Screening test: Hi. Yes, at age 45 (your stated age) it is recommended you be tested for diabetes; sooner than 45 if you have risk factors. Type 2 diabetes can be present but go undiagnosed for years, during which time it is damaging various organ systems in the body. So, perhaps you should say you're not known to be diabetic! ;-)
Get tested...you'll either be relieved, or get going on managing it! Good luck! ...Read more

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


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