Anyone Have The 3 Hour Glucose Test?
It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Schedule it for early morning so your fast is overnight. I was expecting to feel really ill because I get nauseous in the mornings when I don't eat shortly after I wake up but I actually felt fine. I wonder if my normal nausea is due to low blood sugar so when they pumped me with glucose I actually felt better! I was definitely hungry at the end and kind of bored from sitting in the waiting room for three hours but it wasn't terrible. Having two blood draws in each arm was a challenge but I have bad veins anyway. Oh, and I passed the 3 hour no problem...I never saw the numeric results just that I passed all four stages of the test which is really common so you have like an 85% chance of passing it too I think. I got that dreaded call that I didn't pass the 1 hour glucose test. My Dr. wants me to take the 3 hour test and I'm really nervous about taking it. I heard awful things about the 3 hour test (getting sick, light headed, passing out ect) and wanted to know what to expect and what your experiences were with it. I have done it twice. Truthfully, the one hour was worse for me both times. My only complaint with the 3-hour was that instea Continue reading >>