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alunke82
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   Posted 3/30/2018 9:46 AM (GMT -6)   
diabetes forum is not very active so i hope its ok to write here
i got an 2 hour glucose test at doctors office
my blood sugar was the same or a tiny bit lower after that sugar water 2 hours later
is that normal i thought bloodsugar gonna be higher after 2 hour glucose test?

Notime4lyme
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   Posted 3/30/2018 9:58 AM (GMT -6)   
I think that is normal... I'm really not sure though. Awhile back my doctor thought I might have diabetes, and had me do a glucose test, and I think my blood sugar didn't go up at all, but it was so long ago I can't actually remember.

alunke82
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   Posted 3/30/2018 10:17 AM (GMT -6)   
oki ty notimesmile

Lanie G
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   Posted 3/30/2018 10:27 AM (GMT -6)   
alunke82, the Diabetes Forum is not as active as Lyme but I am always there to help and answer questions if I can. (Please remember that none of the moderators at HealingWell are doctors. We just help with our own knowledge and experience.)

The two-hour glucose tolerance test (the GTT) has three groups of results. If a person's blood sugar is lower than 140 mg/dL (or 7.8 mmol/L the measurement used in most other countries), then the result is considered normal. If the result is between 140 and 199 (7.8 - 11 mmol/L), it is considered impaired glucose tolerance or at risk for diabetes. If the result is over 200 (11.1 mmol/L), then diabetes is indicated.

If your blood sugar was about the same after the two hours, I supposed that your doctor told you the test was "normal".

I hope that helps. By the way, the GTT is the only blood test that truly tell if the person can metabolize carbs or not. Fasting and regular two-hour tests after meals can help us understand a little about us but cannot truly tell us that we have diabetes or not.
Lanie

diabetes moderator
diabetes type 2 controlled by diet and exercise and
metformin
very low carb way of eating

Check out the following site for more info on blood sugar:
www.phlaunt.com/diabetes/

alunke82
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   Posted 3/30/2018 11:51 AM (GMT -6)   
ty lanie and notimesmile
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