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JDRF Releases New Toolkit for Pregnancy in Type 1 Diabetes

VIDEO LINK JDRF Releases New Toolkit for Pregnancy in Type 1 Diabetes --Free resource, now available electronically and in print, is a comp…

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Surprise pregnancy at 13 weeks, Type 1, 33, prognosis NOT good. Please help-- we are heartbroken.

Hello All, I found out that I was pregnant on December 10th and that I was about 12 weeks along at that point. My A1C was at a 8.9% and I w…

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Type 1 Pregnancy Numbers

So I am about 9 weeks pregnant and am being seen by Maternal/Fetal Specialists due to being high risk. I feel like the doctor's blood sugar…

Started by Nicole

6 Dec 11, 2014
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Pregnant with Type 1

Just wondering if anyone with type 1 can share their pregnancy stories with me. Just found out i'm 5 weeks, and very stressed as i hadn't b…

Started by KirstynB

9 Nov 17, 2014
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Supposed "gestational diabetes" diagnosed at 6 weeks and wondering about my current treatment

Hi everyone. I've lurked on here for several months, but this is my first post. I'm currently 32 weeks pregnant with my second child. I was…

Started by ErinWA

1 Jul 31, 2014
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teaching, type 1 and pregnancy

Hi, Are there any full-time teachers out there who have type 1 and are currently pregnant, or have been pregnant? How do/did you cope? I ju…

Started by Ronja

1 Apr 12, 2014
Reply by Marie B

Type 1 and the mini pill?

Hi Ladies, Wanted to know what your experiences have been using the mini pill (progestin only)birth control. I have such huge swings of hig…

Started by Sara~ Type 1

1 Dec 23, 2013
Reply by Kristi

T1 first pregnancy! So far so good...wishing insurance would pay for CGMS but no luck!

I am currently 14 weeks pregnant with my first pregnancy. I have had T1 for 26 years now. been pumping forever but currently using omnipod-…

Started by RachelT126

5 Nov 20, 2013
Reply by Kate

Worried about my pregnancy

Hi, I am new members in this site, I would like to know if someone has diabetes type 1 and is pregnancy...

Started by Ivy

3 Aug 14, 2013
Reply by rick (aka: #blankieboy)

Tubal Ligation Reversal - 34 Years Old, Type 1 (or 1.5)

Hi, My girlfriend and I have been together for about 2.5 years. She is 34 years old and has two kids. She had average to difficult pregnanc…

Started by Tom

8 Jun 18, 2013
Reply by Erin Huff Carper

We Lost Him..... :(

Hello, I just wanted to update everyone that may be wondering what has been going on. I apologize for the delay; things for us have been in…

Started by Underdog

24 Jun 10, 2013
Reply by Sarah Kay

Diabetes and pregnancy

OK i would love to start a family but i am type 2 i am on the new v-go i have talked with my Dr about starting a family want i am asking is…

Started by lucy

2 Jun 9, 2013
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