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Gestational Diabetes

I have PCOS and gestational diabetes. My doctor put me on Lantus and keeps increasing the dosage. Is increasing the dosage really the answer?

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I have gestational diabetes; I control it with diet, and my numbers are usually wonderful with an occasional high after lunch. Now that I’m in my ninth month, my levels have dropped, I find I can splurge more, do not have to follow my diet as closely as before, and my blood sugar stays within range. Is this something to be concerned about?

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I am 30 weeks pregnant with my third child and failed the initial test for gestational diabetes. The did a three-hour test but used finger sticks. Do these numbers put me in the classification of having gestational diabetes? Are the finger pricks as accurate as drawing blood from the arm?

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I am 33 weeks pregnant and have PCOS. Although I passed my OGTT, but my endocrinologist wants me to check my blood sugars and watch my food intake. Should I be concerned about random highs?

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I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes last week and am controlling my blood sugars through diet. Will I be able to control them this way throughout my pregnancy?

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Diagnosed with gestational diabetes, my post meal blood sugars are fine, but my fasting blood sugars are slightly elevated. What does this mean?

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What is the risk of getting gestational diabetes if you had insulin resistance as a child? Can I avoid this through continuing exercise while pregnant?

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I have just been diagnosed with gestational diabetes. I was told I failed my 1 hour test, so I had to take the 3 hour test. Can you test too early? I was tested at 18 weeks.

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am counseling some women who have gestational diabetes. Where can I get access to a specific meal plan? These women would like something very specific.

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I am 31, have gestational diabetes and have started taking insulin. They have put me on short-acting insulin first thing in the morning. If the morning numbers are the main concern, shouldn’t I be on long acting insulin and be taking it at bedtime?

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