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What are considered "normal" results for a glucose tolerance test?

I am having trouble getting in with my doctor to review my results, so I'm looking for some initial info to see if it is worth pursuing. I had a glucose tolerance test done because of some symptoms that I'm having. I realize that these results aren't indicative of diabetes because they dip, but they do seem low (though I'm no doctor). Test 1: 95 Test 2: 85 Test 3: 55 Any idea whether I should be trying to schedule with my doctor? I live in a rural area, so it takes quite a trip for me to visit with the doctor.
posted by denverco on Apr 1, 2014 - 7 answers

 

What should I eat to sustain me through a 4.5 hour computerized test?

I am taking the GRE on Saturday and I have issues with low blood pressure and mild hypoglycemia. What should I eat the morning of? What should I bring to the test to sustain me for the full 4.5 hours? [more inside]
posted by Alison on Mar 3, 2014 - 18 answers

Hypoglycemia or something else?

Is this hypoglycemia or am I patient zero in the zombie apocalypse? [more inside]
posted by elizardbits on Apr 16, 2012 - 30 answers

Does hypoglycemia work for you?

Have you been diagnosed with hypoglycemia? Has that diagnosis been helpful? [more inside]
posted by aetg on Mar 16, 2012 - 4 answers

Hypothyroid, yes, hypoglycemic, yes, angioedemic, yes, hypokalemic, yes. Anorexic, no.

About a week ago I was diagnosed as hypokalemic by a Boston-based Masshealth doctor. Unfortunately, while treating the hypokalemia, the doc rode right over my medical context, which is to say long-standing hypothyroidism, angioedema, and hypoglycemia. Then, to add insult to injury, he decided I fit into the one medical box I don't actually fit into: Anorexia! How do I replace this foolish doc, with a more analytical MassHealth-approved variety? And who knows something about some blend of the low potassium, high-swelling-and-inflammation, high-protein-or-crash, hypothyroid experience? [more inside]
posted by Puppetry for Privacy on Nov 13, 2011 - 8 answers

How to prevent hypoglycemia at a desk job

If you're hypoglycemic (or if you know one well), what/how do you eat during the normal work day? [more inside]
posted by mudpuppie on Mar 16, 2011 - 25 answers

Help, I feel like poop!

Question on feeling like I have low blood sugar. [more inside]
posted by TheBones on May 20, 2010 - 9 answers

Perhaps I'd be better off making meringue...

Why does my blood sugar bottom out after I eat an egg-white omelette? [more inside]
posted by mireille on Mar 17, 2010 - 20 answers

Why does hypoglycemic sweat stink so bad?

I am a type 1 [insulin-dependent] diabetic, and sometimes at night, when I haven't eaten enough to cover the insulin I took that evening, I 'bottom out': my blood sugar goes down very low and I wake up bathed in sweat and must go searching for orange juice. My question is about this: The nighttime sweat from low blood sugar just... stinks. It is powerfully rank sweat, as though I had not washed in many days. My partner agreed, he has noticed that it is different from any other sweat I sweat. "You NEVER smell like that any other time. It's a low blood sugar thing." Yet only at night! I also become clothes-soakingly sweaty if low blood sugar happens during the day, BUT it seems 'normal', the same as when I exercise. Can anyone tell me why this might be? Why is the night-time hypoglycemic sweat so incredibly smelly? [more inside]
posted by st looney up the cream bun and jam on Aug 24, 2009 - 9 answers

Can frequent periods of low blood sugar be a precursor to diabetes?

Can frequent periods of low blood sugar be a precursor to diabetes? I know that diabetes is actually high blood sugar. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 19, 2008 - 13 answers

Diabetic cat care

How do I best care for my cat after a hypoglycemic reaction until I can get him to the vet? [more inside]
posted by Stacey on May 17, 2008 - 1 answer

I hate needles. Please help me avoid them a while longer.

So I've been diagnosed as prediabetic. What now? [more inside]
posted by geckoinpdx on Apr 23, 2008 - 21 answers

Feed me.... feed me...

My appetite has been spiking over the past few months, and I don't have the parts to be pregnant. Should I be worried? [more inside]
posted by Popular Ethics on Mar 30, 2008 - 4 answers

I hate throwing up!

Sometimes right after I wake up or in the late afternoon I get intense nausea and vomiting. This subsides pretty quickly if I manage to choke down something starchy. What is going on? [more inside]
posted by ohio on Nov 12, 2007 - 13 answers

Low result for a two-hour oral glucose tolerance test

Low result for a two-hour oral glucose tolerance test. What does that mean? [more inside]
posted by AArtaud on Aug 15, 2007 - 9 answers

One of those snark-inducing "Diagnose Me!" type questions.

My friend, who was recently diagnosed with Diabetes Type I thinks I am hypoglycemic. Is he overly concerned because of his recent diagnosis or should I investigate further? [more inside]
posted by 10ch on Mar 9, 2007 - 14 answers

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