Suggest Treatment For Increased Levels Of Glucose During 25th Week Of Pregnancy
my wife is 25 weeks pregnant.
We recently got RBS GCT Test on empty stomach with 50mg glucose[1 hour after] for her.
results are a follows:
Please suggest the demerits of having this level and also advice methods to reduce the count to the level expected as per Norms.
Proper medicines are needed.
Thanks for posting your query.
A level of 190 mg after a glucose stress test is abnormal and is suggestive of gestational diabetes. The increased levels of glucose can increase the baby's weight and predisposes the baby to certain birth defects that need to be ruled out by a level 2 scan at 20 weeks. You can get any malformation ruled out now also if it was not done earlier. She should avoid any carbohydrate diet and sugars. Insulin injection and glucose lowering agents may also be needed after consulting her gynecologist.
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