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kj121 posted:
I failed the 1 hr glucose test and am having to do the 3 hour test. Can anyone tell me what happens if I fail the 3 hr test? Does that automatically mean that I have gestational diabetes? or is there another test they do or what?
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Anon_125277 responded:
it will mean you have gestational diabetes. Your OB will put you on a special diet.

I know that they dont want you to fast, but I did for the 1 hr and I passed.
 
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northern_girl replied to Anon_125277's response:
I wish I had fasted. I wouldn't have had to do the 3 hour. And of course, I get the new lab tech...talk about a stab (twice)
 
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KLN777 responded:
I failed my 3 hr on the last check with DD. they told me I was borderline for GD, not that I actually had it. They just ave me a list of foods to limit to avoid my baby getting too big. I did a decent job at following orders (although I did cheat a few times) and my daughter was a healthy 7lbs 3oz. Don't stress over the 3 hr. I now other people who failed the 1 hr and passed the 3.
 
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beckyatmoms responded:
I failed the 1 hour (by a few points) but passed the 3 hour. Chances are you will be fine. If you do fail I think all they do is put you on a special diet. Good luck.
Becky (35) DH (32) DS (12) DSD (6) - after 3 1/2 years and 3 attempts of IVF we are finally expecting twin girls - due 8/24/12!


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