Almost everything I've read says most diabetics experience a lot of lows and blood sugar drops during early pregnancy and that insulin needs will increase in later trimesters. I will be 6 weeks this coming Monday and my sugars have been sky high from the start. I'm up to a +50% basal rate on my pump. My blood sugars are under control and running 89-120 on that basal rate but without the insulin increase my sugars would be out of control.
Has anyone else experienced high sugars in early pregnancy instead of lows?
Hi Queen five, I was reading about your highs early in your pregnancy, how was your birth? your baby?
that sounds like exactly what happened to me. i started to go high from weeks 3 or 4 to 7 or 8. then around weeks 7 or 8 things started to drop dramatically throughout the rest of the first trimester, and pick up later in the 2nd. good luck!
I'm thinking I might be pregnant? Idk I'm late but just a couple days and my sugars just started going up sky high like they usually do the whole week before I start my period so now I'm just thinking I'm going to start my period. I see some people on here had highs in early pregnancy and not the famous lows we all here about did any of you think you were gonna start bc you were having highs??
I really think I am going to start soon I'm not that worried about it.
My pre-period sugars average around 200-250. In early pregnancy my sugars were almost double that. Every time I checked, it would be 350-450! One time it was even 570, yikes! Are your your period highs, higher than normal? Ultimately, everyone is different so the only way to know for sure is to take a pregnancy test. Let us know how it goes. if you are pregnant you will have a great support system here! Good Luck :-)
You should take a pregnancy test. If you have already missed your period then it should show up by now.
I did have some highs in early pregnancy, but highs can be due to MANY things, not only pregnancy. My insulin sensitivity only started around week 9.