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<p>Im really annoyed. I ate a pork chop at about 7 and an egg, sausage breakfast roll that was home made for dinner, skiped breakfast but did have 1 cup of coffee with a tiny bit of cream in it and water for breakfast before the test. They drew my blood around 11 am... I failed!!</p>
<p>139 and it was supossed to be under 130. Now I have to go do the 4 hour test. UGGG!!</p>
<p>I think im pretty healthy, never have been overweight a day in my life, eat normaly, hardly ever eat junk and here I sit.... Boo.</p>
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<p>What are the risks of Gestational diabetes???</p>
 

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<p>I failed the 1hr last time and this time but passed the 3hr just fine. With your #s barely being too high hopefully you'll do fine on the 3hr.</p>
 

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<p>I failed mine last week also <span><img alt="greensad.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="width:15px;height:15px;"></span> 1 point above yours, 140. I am going for the 3 hour test Monday. Have you scheduled your test? Hoping we both do better the 2nd time around!! I was on vacation right before my test and did indulge a little, so I am hoping that is why it came back elevated.</p>
 

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<p>I failed my one hour during my last pregnancy and passed the 3 hr with flying colors so don't get too discouraged! The one hour test isn't a diagnosis by any means. Good luck on your 3 hr test!</p>
 

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<p>THanks ladies. I guess Im just frustrated because I have to take another half day off work and in the morning when my favorite classes are (im a teacher).</p>
<p>Im a bit whiney. Not eating and getting poked by needles is just for the birds. blarghy. </p>
<p>I plan on going sometime this week. Maybe Thurs or Fri...</p>
 

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<p>DDCC, I failed the 1 hour test a couple weeks ago with a 165 (my cut off was 145) and passed the 3 hour test the next day, no problem. </p>
 

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<p>Booo.  I'm sorry!</p>
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<p>The 1-hour test is mostly preliminary.  About 25-30% of people are high on it, compared to 2-3% who actually have GD.  With numbers so close to "passing," I would be very, very surprised if you have GD - but it really stinks to have to rearrange your life to go prove it :(.  I'm sure everything will be fine.</p>
 

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<p>They said I "failed" it because I was within 10 of the high score even though it wasn't over so I have to take the 3 hour.. Im putting it off, morning sickness is rearing its ugly head and sugar has never been something I could stomach (Im fine in low doses, to much makes me feel icky). Im not worried about it, it is just annoying.</p>
 

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<p>What a bummer! Sorry you have to go in for more testing. Personally, I take those numbers in stride because I feel like with all the changes going on your blood sugar is not going to be reliable. Stress alone can influence your numbers. Good luck with your next test!</p>
<p>Did your mother have GD? If your mother had gestational diabetes with any of her pregnancies you are automatically at risk. The risk is higher if she had GD with you. I've also read that if you gain more than 10lbs in the first trimester that you have an increased risk of GD but I don't know if there is any science behind that.</p>
<p>I would say, based on how close your numbers are, just keep up with the healthy diet and moderate exercise. Even if you do have GD, that's the best way to treat it.</p>
<p>Good luck Mama!</p>
 
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