Instructions for the One-Hour Glucola Test

  1. fotolia 3845332Eat a protein breakfast before you drink the glucola. Your ingredients should consist of eggs, meat, cheese and water only. You may subtract from this list as long as you eat, but do not add to the list. Do not skip breakfast.
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  3. Glucola2It is helpful to keep the glucola in the refrigerator (or you may place it in the freezer for one hour) before you drink it. It tastes better cold.
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  5. Glucola3It is very important to drink the entire bottle (10 oz.) ALL AT ONCE over a 5-minute period.
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  7. Glucola4DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING EXCEPT WATER after drinking the glucola.  You may resume a normal diet after your blood has been drawn.
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  9. Glucola5You need to have your blood drawn one hour after finishing the drink. We recommend that you start drinking the glucola 45 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment.
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  11. Glucola6When you check in for your appointment, please let the receptionist know what time you finished your glucola drink!!!!
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  13. Glucola7If you have any questions regarding this test, please feel free to contact our office.