Hi, I was reading on another forum that you can have normal fasting and OGTT test results and still be diabetic. How can this be? How would they know you were diabetic if your tests come back normal?
This person only found out because they insisted on a A1C test. Their fasting tests were always between 75-85 and the OGTT also came back within normal range. Is this possible? If so, how many people have diabetes that isn't caught by the regular tests given. Thanks.
ETA: Some websites say the OGTT involves getting a fastings test just before you drink the glucose and then testing 2 hrs later. Others say you should be tested every hour for up to 3 hours and if you go above 200 you are diabetic, between 140 and 200 prediabetic. Do they mean at any time during the test if you go above these numbers or just at the 2hr mark. Let's s say you to t0 180 at one hour, but test at 120 at 2 hours. Does this mean you are normal or prediabetic? Thanks.
48 year old female
Dx'd with proctosigmoiditis?? July/06
Salofalk enemas 4(g) at bedtime
Vit B complex/folic acid
fish oil (pharmaceutical grade)
Post Edited (frombc) : 9/12/2007 4:03:25 PM (GMT-6)