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Decreasing insulin needs in pregnancy

Discussion in 'Diabetes in Pregnancy' started by crystal, Jun 30, 2006.

  1. crystal

    crystal Approved members

    Apr 20, 2006
    Has anyone heard of or know of a situation like mine?

    I am 36 weeks pregnant with gestational diabetes. I was taking close to 100 units of NPH and Humulog a day with ok blood sugar control. A few days ago I started have tons of hypoglycemic episodes and now I am not taking any insulin at all. My blood sugars are now 60-70 fasting (were 90-115 on insulin) and under 100 postprandial (were 100-150 on insulin).

    I am very worried that my placenta is starting to fail. I have had numerous NSTs and a biophysical profile this week and so far everything still looks good with the baby. I am just worried that if we continue to wait until things look bad then we will have a bad outcome. Should I push for an early delivery?

    Any similar stories, or advice?
  2. jessica

    jessica Approved members

    Jan 19, 2007
    to late but mayby I can help someone else

    it looks like i am to late for this but i have had d for 25 years and have 4 children and lows at 35 weeks was normal for me the dr said that was my bodies way of getting ready for baby just adjust to get t regular again. mine was so bad my husband would call me every hour from work to check on me and I am the queen of detecting low blood sugars. Just remember you have something noone else has a built in meter to tell you that your going to soon go into labor congratulations to all that read this and are having a little one:) ;)

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