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Has anyone had problems with low blood sugar after a 3 hour glucose test?

I just got home from doing a 3 hour glucose test (I'm 29 1/2 weeks pregnant). I wasn't allowed to eat anything before the test or since 10 last night. On the drive home I started sweating profusely, feeling light headed, and I am shaking. Has anyone ever had problems with bottoming out (low blood sugar) after a 3 hr glucose test?

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tough_mom_of_3

Asked by tough_mom_of_3 at 12:42 PM on Oct. 13, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Sometimes I get shaky if I haven't eaten in a while.

    ladyambition

    Answer by ladyambition at 2:49 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • Yes! You need to eat something right away. I took a snack and juice to consume as soon as I finished. I got shaky anytime I didn't eat frequently enough, and fasting can definitely lead to that.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 5:08 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

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