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glucose test

I have my glucose test tomorrow and I am super nervous! I LOVE my sweets, and espically being pregnant that's all I crave is sweets! However the receptionist at my OB office gave me my drink and gave me instructions to eat a normal breakfast, drink the drink 30 minutes before my appointment. When I've talked to so e other people they have said eating before you go could potentially make you fail the test. Everyone else I've talked to said I should fast from midnight tonight, drink the drink and go to my appointment. Any suggestions? I would prefer to only do the test once and pass. I ABSOLUTLY hate needles and doing blood work.
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Remember that the test is measuring how your body processes sugars. If you are gonna pass you'll pass. If you don't that's why they do the three hour because your body isn't processing sugars the way it needs to.
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The 1 hr you can eat I suggest protein. The 3 hr is fasting to what they tell you.
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I had to fast for my 1 hour test..
i failed by 8 points.
I fasted for my 3 hour test and passed. It's not so bad. My whole pregnancy I ate nothing but sweets.
Even if they told me i didn't have to fast, I still would have.  
7759908 tn?1399416727
I had to fast starting at midnight b4, because they wanted me to be completely empty whn I drunk the juice,  if u have food or other drink in your system when you take the test it could really throw it off
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You only have to fast for the 3 hour test because they need a baseline sugar. With the 1 hr you do not need to fast. A high protein breakfast would be your safest beat however complex carbs such as fruit and whole grains are said to be okay too just steer clear of simple sugars (junk food) beforehand.
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I love sugar too and crave it all the time but I took it yesterday and passed. My appt was at 430 and ate how I normally would all day, also I phyched myself out about the taste of the juice but it wasn't even bad lol.
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Omg.. I totally understand you. I have the biggest sweet tooth ever and being pregnant doesnt make it any better!! I was nervous about my Gt and I was actually asked to fast so my last meal was the night before and my appointment was at 10am the next day and I passed!! :D
7094011 tn?1405455886
Let's hope I passed! I didn't eat this morning, that drink gave me diarrhea though :\
8170594 tn?1398743487
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8170594 tn?1398743487
During my first gct i didnt knw tht i can eat n go n trust me i was so restless after d glucose thy gave me to drink

Better eat eatly morning give a gap of an hour n drink n go
7094011 tn?1405455886
Ya I finished my drink at 7:59 saw the ob at 8:59 went to the lab did my test, came home took a nap, woke up, ate some food, and have stayed in bed today. I'm way more tired then usual! I was under the impression the test would take a while, it was the same thing they did when they checked my hormone levels for my first Dr. Visit...now I just get to wait up to 2 weeks to find out if I passed or not.
8216878 tn?1403882912
When I took mine they told me not to eat and I drank the drink at the office and waited an hour.
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