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Tested sugar during third trimester. Medication required or wait for natural labour?

i am 37 weeks and 2 days pregnant, today i got tested for sugar, results of test ae apended below: BLOOD Glucose F = 68mg/dl GTT (75 gm sugar) = 1st hour 185 mg/dl 2nd hour 152 mg/dl Glycosylated Hb (Hb Aic) = 6.0 % URINE Glucose = nil Albumin = nil sir, is it necessary to go for medication ( insulin or any other) or should i wait for natural labour at this stage.
Asked On : Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013

All your reports are normal except glucose level at 2nd hour, which should be less than 140 mg/dl.
But sometimes the normal values can differ from lab to lab.
So you once discuss this possibility with your doctor and follow her advice.
Usually mode of delivery depends on many factors, so just by blood sugar levels we cannot decide the mode of delivery.
Wish you Good Health, If you are satisfied with my response please rate the answer after closing the discussion.
Take care.
Answered: Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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