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High levels of glucose in urine and GTT

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Silversun83 Fri 04-Mar-16 18:41:06

I'll be 31 weeks on Sunday and at my midwife appointment on Wednesday, she found high levels of glucose in my urine (4+) confused and so has booked me in for a GTT on Monday...

I wondered if anyone had had such high levels and not had gestational diabetes? On the morning I did the sample, I had a bowl of porridge with dried fruit probably about an hour and 15-30 minutes beforehand.. I guess that could have maybe had a slight effect but doubt it would have pushed it up that much?

For background, I'm pretty low-risk, BMI at booking was 21, before pregnancy I was a 3-4 times a week runner and there's no history of diabetes in my family.. I only managed a bit of running earlier on in pregnancy but still walk around 8-10 miles a week, swim once a week and do pregnancy yoga. I had a pretty healthy diet pre-pregnancy but have to admit that pregnancy has given me quite a bit of a sweet tooth which I never had before although I've only put on about 17lbs and baby is measuring on track.

Saying all that, I know GD can affect anyone but I am a bit worried that my newly-found sweet tooth has somehow contributed sad

Also guilty that there is a chance I have GD and have not completely cut out sugar already..

If anyone has had any similar experiences it would be really helpful though I know I just have to wait for the results!

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