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Post-Low-Carb Meal 5-Hour Glucose Tolerance Test Produces Rather Odd Results by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 10:53pm My arm had so much blood sucked out of it for these tests I just returned late on Thursday from my 3-hour trip up I-85 North to Durham, North Carolina to spend some time with the Triangle (and Beyond) Low-Carb Meetup group there as well as seeing a great low-carb doctor from Duke University named Dr. Eric Westman to co ... Read on »
Pass The Test! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:31pm So I’m sitting in the waiting room of my Endocrinologist’s office waiting to complete the final hour of my 3 hour Glucose Tolerance Test.   As I sit here in the waiting room though, I watch an older generation of folks walking in and out.  It strikes me that I’m probably the youngest one in here all morning.  I get to thinking more on the Rn ... Read on »
USEFUL TEST LIST FOR CFS (Post 9) by Carlitos G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:06am 1 Comment Remember that this is juat a post of my blog, and it evolves, so to see the full story go to: (English) or (Spanish) My current doc: Josepa Rigau Av Catalunya, 12, 3º, 1ª 43002 Tarragona Spain +34977220358 (I do recommend! hoeopathy and biological medicine, significant improvement) ... Read on »
Diabetes risk screening tests by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:40am The best predictor of diabetes is a test called Hemoglobin A1C (HBA1C), which measures the amount of sugar stuck on cell membranes. At the American Diabetes Association meeting in June 2006, Dr. Peter Baginsky of Santa Rosa, California showed that HBA1C can be used not only to identify people who already have diabetes, but also as a screening t ... Read on »
Protein Test Ups Diabetes Diagnoses in Some Races by Medline Plus Posted Fri 03 Sep 2010 8:23am Friday, September 3, 2010    By Rachael Myers Lowe NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Efforts to adopt a more accurate test for diagnosing diabetes may have hit a snag. Comparing the age-old oral glucose tolerance test to the newer hemoglobin A1c test confirms earlier evidence that ... Read on »
Self-harm and glucose metabolism in women with EDs by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 18 May 2009 10:03pm Self-injury (such as cutting or burning oneself) is fairly common amongst people with eating disorders- approximately 25% to 45% of people with eating disorders self-injure, and approximately half of those who self-injure also have eating disorders ( full article here ). Many people report a sense of dissociation while self-harming, a desire to tu ... Read on »
New NIH fact sheet explains test for diabetes, prediabetes by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 27 Jan 2012 10:03pm National Institutes of Health News Release The A1C blood test provides information about average blood glucose levels, also called blood sugar, over the past three months. The test is sometimes referred to as the hemoglobin A1c, HbA1c, or glycohemoglobin test. The test result is reported as a percentage. The high ... Read on »
Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Blood Tests Are So Helpful! by just 4 families Patient Expert Posted Sat 03 Jul 2010 5:48am Unfortunately, there are still many that don't even know that they have Type two diabetes .  You can without delay and conveniently find out. This is critical for your wellbeing. To address any concerns that you may be at risk of having Type ii Diabetes, there are particular tests that may be done. Having ‘annual check-ups’ is a must, so spe ... Read on »
Glucose Challenge Test is Accurate and Economical for Diabetes and Prediabetes Screening by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:47am A test commonly used to help identify women with diabetes during pregnancy may be an accurate, convenient and inexpensive way to screen the general population for unrecognized diabetes and prediabetes, according to Emory University researchers. The results of the study, "Glucose challenge test screening for prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes ... Read on »