I am 28 wks pregnant with my 4th child. I took my 1 hour glucose tolerance test yesterday and today I found out I failed (my number was 190).
I basically eat primal - high fat/low carb. I eat meat, fish, fruit and veggies and occasionally a slice of sprouted bread. I've only gained 15 pounds this pregnancy which is awesome because I tend to gain A LOT and I was already about 20 pounds overweight when I got pregnant (I ate "healthy" with all my other pregnancies, but more along the low-fat, whole grains and lots of veggies route).
So...I am pretty certain I am doing well, the baby is healthy, etc. I told me OB before that I'm eating this way and so when the results came back she said it might be because my body went into shock from the load of sugar since I pretty much don't eat sugar at all. I mean, they give me a syrupy sugar drink that I would NEVER drink it real life to see what my body does
But I'm worried about the 3 hour test - if my body is not used to sugar now, won't I just fail that test? And since I already eat a low carb diet, I'm basically already treating GD. I'm just worried I'll fail and be asked to test my levels 4x a day and be labeled high risk of some sort. I realize a lot of people fail the 1 hour and pass the 3 hour, but I'm just worried/curious about the connection between eating low carb and shocking the body with glucose.
Anyone have any experience with this??