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March 28th, 2011, 04:58 PM
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Hi, Sadly, I'm new here but hopefully I will not be staying. I am 28 weeks and this is my 2nd pregnancy (I did not have GD w/ the first).

I took my 1 hour last week and I failed the test with 139 as my number. My doctor uses 130 (or 135, honestly I was in shock when they told me I failed) as the the cut off. I know the ADA and many other places use 140 as the cut off. Tomorrow I have my 3 hour test and I am slightly concerned and anxious about it. I eat healthy, but aside from running after my toddler I don't exercise. In general, I am a healthy weight and healthy individual (I know diabetes does not discriminate).

I'm curious, for those of you who are already diagnosed with GD what were your 1 hour results? Thanks.
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April 17th, 2011, 10:51 AM
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I failed with a 205 and my doctor completely skipped the 3hr for me and went straight to diagnosing me. She uses a cut off of 140.
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May 3rd, 2011, 07:46 PM
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With my first pregnancy, I failed the one hour with a 157...At the three hour, the draw at two hours was actually higher than after one hour....

With my second pregnancy, I failed the one hour with a 180. Just did that today, and am hoping I don't have to take the three hour.

I'm in my twenties, healthy weight prepregnancy, exercise, eat healthy (basically a GD diet) all the time even when not pregnant.....no diabetes in my family, no other GD in my family history, no genetic or racial predispositions......So I agree, GD doesn't discriminate, lol!
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May 4th, 2011, 05:23 AM
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My midwife screens with the 3-hour, so I never took a 1-hour. My failing number was at the 2-hour mark with something in the 170s. I forget.

One piece of advice: Between the blood draws get up and walk around a little, or walk up and down the stairs. I don't think this is "cheating" because you would normally be moving around during the day (especially with a toddler!) burning up sugar, so it will be more representative of normal for you. If you just sit there the sugar will stay in your blood. That's what I did and I failed.

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May 15th, 2011, 07:23 PM
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I failed my 1 hour with a 220, and my doctor also skipped the 3 hour and sent me straight to a diabetes educator. I hope you don't have GD. Good luck!!
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May 15th, 2011, 08:02 PM
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185. Took 3 hour and failed miserably. I am controlling GD with diet and exercise. I've got a toddler running around too! Try not to stress too much.. it will be ok. Enjoy your pregnancy!!
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June 22nd, 2011, 07:07 PM
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I took the 1 hour at 12 weeks and failed hard core with a 259.
Skipped the 3 hour. Was put on Insulin at week 16. My fasting numbers and breakfast are always so so high. I can pretty much eat ANYTHING for Lunch and Dinner and never have a reading over 120.

I take 36 units of Insulin at night and my fasting numbers are just under 100.
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June 22nd, 2011, 07:44 PM
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i had numbers of 149, 209, 204, 147.

my first pregnancy, 26 weeks just diagnosed with GD on saturday.
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July 4th, 2011, 07:34 AM
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My 1 hour was 145
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July 6th, 2011, 04:19 AM
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My 1hr was 175. I go today for my 3hr.
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July 12th, 2011, 03:15 AM
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My doc ordered the 3 hour, and my fasting number was 204, and after the sugar drink, an hour later, it was somewhere in the lower 300's. They put me on insulin shots immediately 3 times a day, and ended up increasing to 4 a day.
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December 19th, 2011, 07:12 PM
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I was just about to come ask this! I failed my 1 hour test with my number being 162. I go on Wednesday for the 3 hour one. I took it last time and passed just by the skin of my teeth but my 1 hour number was lower last time also. I just have this feeling in the pit of my stomach that I'm not passing this time.
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July 25th, 2012, 01:06 PM
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I failed mine monday. My levels were at 151. I take the 3 hour tomorrow. NOT looking forward to it.
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August 2nd, 2012, 02:43 PM
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191, and didnt do a 3hr test. They went straight to treatments. I see a nutritionist next Thursday to discuss my plan of action.
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August 5th, 2014, 08:34 AM
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Failed my 1 hour last week. 1st time that has ever happened to me. From my nurse:FBS was 99, 1 hour was 198. The cut-off for the 1 hour was 139.
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