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IR testing questions - and should I have this?

PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:37 pm
by apricot
I was diagnosed with PCOS years ago and told much like everyone else to go away and get on with it until I want babies.
I have recently had another set of bloods done (5 month after last period, if that has any relevance) and they included:

TSH
LH
FSH
HbA1c

I know what the above are and have looked at my levels all of which appear normal (other than FSH is 4.5 and I think 5+ is usually normal right?) Anyway - should I be asking the GP to do fasting glucose bloods too, because to my understanding the above do not test for IR do they?
Could anybody with PCOS be IR or are there typical signs (weight etc) that are signs too.

Just wondering why GP would not have done this as standard, and if I should ask?
Thanks for your help