Blood glucose home test

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Avatar f tn I just got home from by blood glucose test and feel really sick and tired. Is this normal? Does it mean something is wrong?
Avatar m tn d guess, but one thing I did a few months ago was test my fasting glucose maybe an hour before going to have blood drawn for professional lab testing for complete profile. I was getting mid 80s at home, but my glucose came back 106 from the lab.
640347 tn?1228533326 For those people that use a blood glucose meter calibrated for whole-blood, pre-prandial (before a meal) levels should stand between 80-120 mg/dl. For bedtime, blood glucose should stand between 100-140 mg/dl. For those people using meters calibrated for plasma alone, pre-meal should be 90-130 mg/dl, whilst bedtime goals should be 110-150 mg/dl.
Avatar f tn m up because baby is kicking like usual so i just want to ask some questions my doctor told me at my last appointment that this appointment (thursday 23 weeks 6 days) that i would be have my glucose test. what should i expect? what will happen? will i need someone to stay with me and drive me home? i hear a lot of ladies get sick from it and thats what I'm scared of.
10389360 tn?1410823968 My Dr just had me keep record of my blood sugar for a week at home with my first since my husband has the diabetic testing meter. I couldn't hardly keep anything down during my pregnancy...Doubt I could have done that test in office.
Avatar n tn First, any prandial test (fasting and after meal) captures glucose only at test time, not yesterday, two days ago, or a three weeks ago. It really doesn't tell a doctor what is going with your glucose levels at all times of the day. Home glucose meters are good to see how well one is managing their glucose levels. Having scaled results (high to low, or normal to near high or above) calls for an A1c test to see the entire picture. An A1c test measures your glucose going back three months.
4114400 tn?1349923931 so my glucose test is next month.. they sent me home with the drink today so the day of my appointment i have to drink it..
Avatar f tn Is blood glucose reading of 139 ok two hours after eating? I've just begun self-testing and I've had three readings of 88 (afternoon, no food), 89 (morning before eating or drinking), and 139 (two hours after eating). My mother's family has Type I diabetes (8 out of 11 total) and my father developed Type II before he died. I'm concerned because I have very high "highs" and very low "lows" complete with blurred vision, shaking, anxiety, and constant urination.
2075937 tn?1334884194 So I took 3hr test. Which was blood, drink, hr pass, blood, hr pass, blood, hour pass, blood then I got to go home. Uhm I might've failed cause I had cinnamon toast crunch the night before. But with 3 hr test they asked me to fast since 12 hrs before.
4046749 tn?1357103996 I was not to eat after 10pm.. Had test at 9am.. Nurse took 1st blood test thn gve me lucozade a super sugary drink and took another blood after 2hrs...
1348086 tn?1370783185 No, unfortunately there aren't home kits for the average blood work. I'm sure it stinks to be afraid of having your bloodwork done, but it's necessary to maintain your health. You could ask your doctor to limit the frequency of bloodwork by combining as many tests together as possible, so instead of having to go 3-4 times a year, you could maybe do it once or twice a year.
11165184 tn?1429569382 The only time my blood was taken was when I chose to have a test done in which they drawl blood to see if I was a carrier for something (I don't bc it was neg!) and when I had my glucose test done. But I'm 34 weeks and 4 days so I'm not too sure in how everything else works just quite yet..sorry wish I knew more!
Avatar f tn You will have to follow a strict diet and test your blood sugar every few hours. Usually is done at home with a little prick of the finger a hand held device will read your level for you. Good luck!
Avatar n tn is there anything you can do at home when your blood glucose is too high to bring it back down?
Avatar f tn You can't eat from midnight the night before your test. You have a blood test, drink 2 big cups of lucozade. Sit in waiting room for 2 hours. Have another blood test and go home. It's horrible I wanted to throw the whole lucozade up. If you eat breakfast it will mess us your results. This is in the UK though not sure where this page is based.
Avatar f tn good morning ladies, so i have my glucose test today and i just wanted to know what should i expect or what are they going to do exactly? I'm nervous because i heard that it *****.
Avatar f tn What should I expect from the glucose test? Is it nasty? Does it make you sick? Just wanna know your experience from the test.
Avatar f tn You can have the glucose test done anywhere between 26 weeks and 29/30 weeks here in Australia. Not sure if that applies elsewhere.
Avatar n tn I looked on the American Diabetes website and there is an OGTT test- is that the test--meaning oral glucose tolerance test. This is what they say about those results. OGTT test, a person's blood glucose level is measured after a fast and two hours after drinking a glucose-rich beverage. If the two-hour blood glucose level is between 140 and 199 mg/dl, the person tested has pre-diabetes. If the two-hour blood glucose level is at 200 mg/dl or higher, the person tested has diabetes.
Avatar f tn With both my pregnancies the test was an hr long. If for some reason I would have failed the one hr test then I would have to have a three hr test.
Avatar m tn It's good to see that you are trying to manage your glucose levels b4 they get out of control. An OGTT requires you to be sedentary 2 hours post test. Being active 1 hour post defeated your "homemade" test. See this link Q: "What can be the normal glucose level after 3-4 hours lunch or dinner time" A: Glucose peaks 2-3 hours after meals where the normal value is <180 mg/dl and the optimum is <140 mg/dl.
Avatar f tn Okay so i had my glucose test this past friday and is it normal to throw up after its over? I sat the two hours and everything then when i got home it was like all of a sudden i was really sick. But ive been fine ever since.
Avatar f tn re a healthy weight. It is called the one hour glucose tolerance test because your blood is drawn one hour after drinking the glucose drink. If you fail and have to do the three hour the draw your blood first, make you drink the drink, and then draw blood at specific time intervals throughout the next three hours. The purpose of the test is to see how your body responds to and processes a large amount of glucose.
Avatar f tn So I got my glucose test next Friday and I have the fruit punch a.k.a the red drink how many women got sick after drinking it?
Avatar f tn So I have my glucose test next month and the doctor sent me home with the bottle that I have to drink it says I cant eat anything after I drink it but what about before like in the morning since I have my appointment at 1:40 . . . It says I can still eat but some people are saying I can im cunfused help please ?