From Dallas, Texas, USA:
I am 31 years, six months pregnant, and, in my early teens I was diagnosed as having a low renal threshold -- a trait I inherited from my father. My obstetrician ordered a three-hour glucose tolerance test, and we are awaiting the results. Could the low renal threshold make it appear as though I have gestational diabetes?
I am not sure what you mean by a low renal threshold. I am assuming that this means protein or glucose appears in your urine. This should not affect the results of your glucose screening.
Original posting 22 Jan 2001
Posted to Gestational Diabetes
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:18
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