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Old 03-31-2013, 07:44 PM   #13's Avatar
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Re: Tell me about your 1 hr glucose alternative

I have LOTS of food/additive/preservative sensitivities and my OB had me do a 2 hour post-prandial blood draw. So I just ate a regular breakfast then went to the lab 2 hours later. I am not at risk for GD though and didn't have it the first time around either. My first pregnancy I was also much heavier and I have since switched my diet around and no longer eat the traditional SAD (standard american diet)... I eat paleo because of all my food troubles and don't consume much sugar in a given day.
I think if I had to drink the glucola I would've been super sick not only because of the amount of sugar that is in it, but also the sodium benzoate and other preservatives that my body does not tolerate well. is offline   Reply With Quote