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Why do you need to get a glucose tolerance test if you tested positive for gestational diabetes?

To rule out diabetes. Women with gestational diabetes are more prone to developing diabetes after the pregnancy. Glucose tolerance test allows the doctor to asses resistance to Insulin and diagnose diabetes. Read more...

I read that anything under 70mg/dl on the one hour glucose test for gestational diabetes is low and means hypoglycemia. Mine is 66. What does this mean?

NOT hypoglycemia. Hi. Please believe me, you're fine. The OGTT is ONLY designed to detect high blood sugar. Yours is stone-cold normal. Don't worry. . Read more...
Hypoglycaemia. No, I would consider this test to be within normal limits unless you had symptoms of hypogycaemia such as dizziness or feeling faint. Read more...

I am currently 36 weeks pregnant, afi 22 cm, baby 6 lbs 15 oz at 33weeks, passed 3 hour glucose test, barely failed one hour, gestational diabetes or.?

Big baby. If your baby is symmetrically large, you may just have a big baby. If the abdominal circumference is large in relation to the rest of the baby, talk to your OB about the best method for delivery. Read more...

Due to an eating disorder, I don't want to take the glucose tolerance test for gestational diabetes -50 g of sugar/ 200 calories. Any other options?

Eating disorder. Let your doctor know your illness and get help so you will get better and give birth to a healthy child. You and the infant need you to be well. Read more...

1 hr glucose test for gestational diabetes came back at 68mg/dl. What does this mean? Is that low?

Only high matters. Hi. That's normal. Only high results matter. Have a good pregnancy! Eat healthy and exercise for life! Read more...
Gestational diabetes. Did they do one step or two step approach? What are the other values at 2nd and 3rd hour? 1 hr glucose at 68 sounds good and normal.Based on National Diabetes Data group ,Glucose concentration greater than or equal to these values at TWO or more time points is a positive test.Fasting-105,One hr-190,2hr-165,3hr- 145.Hope this helps. Read more...

Whats the 3 hr glucose test for gestational diabetes?

A Drink/Bloodwork. Some obs do this at their office, or you go to a lab. The test is done first thing in the morning after you have not eaten overnight. They draw your blood to check the "fasting" (pre-breakfast) blood sugar, then you drink a bottle of liquid with 75 grams of sugar. Blood is drawn at 1, 2, and 3 hours after the drink. If 2 of 4 levels are elevated then you'll be diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Read more...

Does everyone need a 3 hour glucose tolerace test for gestational diabetes?

Newer recommendation. Is that non-diabetic pregnant women undergo a 2-hour 75-gram oral glucose tolerance test at 24-28 weeks of gestation. Women should be fasting for this test, and a fasting glucose level should be included. If any one of the following values are abnormal, you have gestational diabetes: fasting at 92 or above (mg/dl), one-hour at 180 or above, two-hour at 153 or above. Read more...