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Failed glucose test?!

I did my one hour glucose test today, and failed my sugars were super high. I'm extremely embarrassed and blaming myself. But I also didn't fast the night before, I work late shifts so I come home and eat very late. Has anyone else failed the test? What happened with the three hour? Did you actually have gd?
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I failed the one hour test too since I was told I didn't have to fast. With the three hour I fast and the results came back normal. I'm sure you'll pass the second test.
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You don't have to fast. You just follow your normal routine.
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Same thing happened to me. Went in and didn't realize we were doing the one hour and ate a donut before the test and failed (179) sent me for the 3 hour and I was fine until the end when my sugar crashed and I felt like death. I ended up passing thank goodness...here are some tips to help with the 3 hour...they want you to fast the night before starting at midnight so eat something with protein as late as you can (before midnight) I did wheat toast with chunky peanut butter. Some places make you make an appt to go in to test so make it as early as possible. I was there for 6:30 am. They draw your fasting blood then give you the sugar drink...you have your blood drawn 3 more times 1 hour apart. You have to sit there and wait so bring something to entertain you. You can't drink water or anything once test is started. I would suggest bring someone to drive you because I nearly passed out on the way home. Also bring a snack in your purse and devour it right when they do your last blood draw. Try to eat a good protein meal after. Best wishes! A lot of people fail 1 hour and pass 3 hour if that helps ease your mind :)
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I failed both and had to check my blood four times a day and got put on a diet and my baby came out perfectly fine weighting 6lbs 10 oz
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U don't have to fast but u should eat something that doesn't have sugar  in it like eggs and toast
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