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Glucose Tolerance Test 2.0

On Friday, I did the 3-hour GTT at my doctor’s office after fasting since 8 PM the night before. I think fasting is the worst form of torture there could ever be – especially for pregnant women. I arrived at 8:30 AM and this time they remembered to draw my blood in advance of me

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Glucose Screening

Last week, I did my glucose screen to test for gestational diabetes. My doctor had told me that they’d recently switched to jelly beans instead of making you drink the nasty drink everyone talks about. This calmed/excited me about the test. I had to fast after midnight and also couldn’t have anything to drink, including

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