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has anyone refused the 3hr GD test

JENNIFER

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22-Oct-10 12:54 pm
Need help!!! My dr is giving me a hard time about taking the 3hr test. When I did the first GD test I was @ 140 and the cut off is 139. I'm thinking I am actually fine. I have never had it with any of my pregnancies but I am so nervous to get poked over and over. What do you guys think? Jennifer
 

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29-Oct-10 2:11 pm

I have never had an issue with this but I tend to think better safe than sorry, KWIM? Most likely, you are fine but my coworker's cousin just had a baby with very well controlled gest. diabetes and he ended up in the NICU for 9 days trying to kickstart his little pancreas! GD can be extremely serious for you and the baby so, just to make sure, I would go ahead with the test. Good luck!

Jenn, Mama to Baby Girl 8/02 Baby Boy 1/04 Baby Boy 3/06  Baby Girl EDD 12/10/10

 

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29-Oct-10 2:23 pm

 Do it!  My # was just 147 and I had GD.  If you have it and don't catch it, you could be doing serious harm to your baby by not controlling your blood sugar levels.

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29-Oct-10 2:42 pm

The benefits of the test are too great.  GD can be serious.  If you're able to give birth, you can stand a few pokes. Happy Wink

 

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