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gestational diabetes help!!

So ive been eating pretty healthy and i dont eat candy or chocolate much but the weekend before my glucose test i went crazy! It was my husbands gender reveal/birthday party and i had a macaroon, cupcake, and  strawberry fanta. And took my glucose the next day. Could it be that my numbers were so high because of the sugar that i had on the weekend!?
Do you think they will let me retest??
Please help!
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Did  you take the 1 hr? If so and you failed they usually have you come back for a 3 hr test. I have it GD and it's not only sugar you should watch out for but the carbs in food also as they break down into sugars...hope this helps!
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Your sugar levels would have been back to normal by then for the test. So your results are correct. They should have you do a 3 hour test and if you fail that then you will have to monitor what you eat. Things that are high in carbs like pasta breads soda ect should be limited. I can only eat 45 carbs per meal and 15 per snack. 3 meals a day and 2-3 snacks.
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