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#1 of 5 Old 03-09-2008, 03:38 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Okay, so I am less than 2 weeks from my due date. The 23rd is the day to be precise. My baby is measuring a little big around the middle, and I failed my one hour glucose the first time. I passed the 3 hour just fine. They made me repeat the one hour last week because of the measurements and of course, I failed it (passing is 142 - I did a 148). So now they are making me take two hours of appointments with the diabetic counselor and the nutritionist. Did I mention I am 2 weeks away from my due date? Whatever!!!!!!!
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No way would I go, and I'd of told them, that's ridiculous!

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not in your DDC but they can't "make" you do anything. do what YOU are comfortable with.
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thats completely stupid, IMO... 2 weeks away and NOW you have to follow the diet? dumb

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Just so you know, maternal glucose levels rise the further along you are. I would absolutely refuse. A higher glucose level at 38 weeks is not an indication of gestational diabetes but rather an indication your body is doing what it is supposed to.
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