My doctor, well my fill in Doctor (because my real one is out of town till the end of the month) called me today and told me some troubling news.
Let me go back a little bit. So when I was like 23 weeks pregnant, I asked Dr if I could do the glucose test early, not that I had any physical concerns, I mean I feel great. But when I was pregnant with Lucy, my levels were high, but not high enough to have to do anything about it, and since I am a bit heavier with this pregnancy, I just wanted to ease my mind. So she said we could go ahead with the test. I passed, but once again my levels were kind of high. She tells me that I am going to have to take it again at the normal 28 weeks just to be sure about everything, but there was no concern at that time.
Last week I went in for my regular check up and my "fill in" doctor (she is a little intense) told me that it was time to take my test again. and they also wanted to do an A1C blood test, to see what my blood sugar has been doing for the last 3 months. So I went in and had all my tests done. Well I got a phone call today from the Nurse telling me that all my blood tests looked really good, except my glucose was still kind of high. ugh... so she proceeds to tell me that they want me to go up to the hospital and do the 3 hour glucose test. And I am not happy about it. I had to do the 3 hour one with Lucy, because I screwed up and ate before the one hour one. Needless to say i am do NOT want to do that again. Making a pregnant woman go through that is torture! I really feel like I am okay, and this is going to be the same story as with Lucy. Just high... but not high enough. I already watch what I eat, and I take my vitamins everyday. I just don't want to do this, because I have a feeling that it is not going to tell them anything.
So my question to you guys, who are reading this... has anyone had gestational diabetes, and are there any physical signs that I should have? Like light headedness, or tiredness, I don't know? Like I said, I feel completely normal. some advice would be great.
2 days ago