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Am i suppose to fast before I have the diebeties test at my next doc. appt.?

my sis in law told me I'm not suppose to eat anything before I go for the GD test. Is this true? i cAN'T remember if I did, or didn't w/the other pregnancies.I am 26 wks. pregnant.
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Aneq

Asked by Aneq at 11:25 AM on Mar. 13, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Yes its true. I think it is from midnight on.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:26 AM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • if its just the one hour glucose test.. then you aren't supposed to eat or drink anything for one hour prior to your test..

    if its a retest.. the 3 - 4 hour test, your supposed to fast overnight..

    AlMPHETAMlNE

    Answer by AlMPHETAMlNE at 11:27 AM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • i never heard midnight on....
    I dont eat like an hour before the test -
    kwiseman19

    Answer by kwiseman19 at 11:27 AM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • no it is not true it depends on what your dr says i was told to eat a normal breakfast so call YOUR dr and ask them what they want you to do
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 11:27 AM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • Thank u all for the answers.
    Aneq

    Answer by Aneq at 11:37 AM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • with the regular test you can eat but with the 3hr test they should have given you papers too fallow
    greeniemommy

    Answer by greeniemommy at 11:37 AM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • i just went earlier this week..and my dr told me I didnt have to fast. When the nurse gave me the stuff to drink she told me I couldnt eat during the hour, but i could drink water.
    itsbree2you

    Answer by itsbree2you at 6:01 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

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