Silly thing to do, but I didn't know any better, and was having a naughty craving. Red Rooster was right near the Pathology place, and I just HAD to have it. :P Needless to say, I passed the second lot of testing with flying colours. When I asked my midwife/the pathology people if my 'pre test meal' could have had an impact on my results first time around, they all pretty much responded with an incredulous "You ate/drank what before your test?! Hahaha. Well that explains your results!"
Of course what you eat before a blood sugar test effects your blood sugar levels otherwise what impact would diet have on gd?
A normal breakfast shouldnt have really impacted you though op. It doesn't mean you will fail your two hour test though.
What you east before the test has NO effect on the test result, it's all to do with that sugary drink and the way your blood processes the sugar...
Being overweight has nothing to do with GD...
Your more likely to have it if you are overweight.
One of my friends had GD and she was a personal trainer.
It's all to do with pregnancy hormones blocking the insulin production.
Say for example you eat a high gi breakfast before the test. If you have gd, then the results would show a high reading (obviously), as your body can't process the excess sugar, but if you didn't have gd, the results would be normal as your body can process the excess sugar normally. So what you eat shouldn't affect the results of the 1 hour test.
That's my interpretation of it anyway...
Nope, a lot of non gd sufferers fail the 1 hour test. Of course if you drink 500ml of OJ then have he sugary drink there's a good chance you'll fail. 500mls of OJ contains a least 50g of sugar so it would be aki to drinking the drink twice and expecting the same result as if you'd just drank it once. For a lot of people orange juice is part of a normal breakfast, doesn't meAn you'll pass the test though.
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