Here are several possible abnormal pap-results: LSIL is a low-grade abnormality. Your doctor sees changes in your cells, but it isn’t cancer. Your doctor will likely call for a colposcopy exam, which will take place in the doctor’s office. Depending … Continue reading
It depends on what the lab work is and why you are having lab work done. Our staff will inform you if you need to make certain considerations for lab work.
The testing is the same as the 1 hour test for pregnant patients.
Yes you will be required to take a glucose tolerance test the same as pregnant patients.
Since activity can interfere with test results, you will be asked to remain in the office and sit quietly during the entire test. You cannot eat or drink during the test, this includes gum and candy.
For the 1 hour test you will drink a sweet liquid containing a measured amount of glucose. It is best to dink the liquid quickly; you are given 5 minutes to drink the liquid. You will have your blood drawn … Continue reading
The initial glucose tolerance test takes 1 hour. If patient does not pass the 1 hour test a second glucose tolerance test is scheduled which takes 3 hours.
1 hour test – No specific diet is required, just eat as you normally would. 3 hour test – Eat a balanced diet for at least 3 days prior to the test including an extra carbohydrate added to each meal. … Continue reading
Pregnant women who have had gestational diabetes in a previous pregnancy, women with a strong history of diabetes, those who have given birth to a baby who weighed more than 9 lbs, and women who are younger than age 25 … Continue reading
To check pregnant women for gestational diabetes and to screen women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) for diabetes.