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TTC baby 2 but need to lower my HbA1c and lose weight :S [Type1]

So my last January I was blessed with a beautiful baby boy and was extra blessed that he arrived healthy and strong as my control during pr…

Started by Heather-E

11 Feb 2, 2011
Reply by Sandra F

No "Complex" Carbs when Preggers?

I am a type 1 and 5 weeks pregnant with my first and have found that I can no longer eat any kind of what we used to call "complex" carbs -…

Started by Rebecca

4 Jan 31, 2011
Reply by aa

Anyone start insulin AFTER becoming pregnant?

I am pretty new to diabetes, diagnosed last January as a "thin type 2" but my diagnosis was recently changed to LADA. Even though my A1C is…

Started by LiL MaMa

8 Jan 30, 2011
Reply by JustLookin

Preggers and pumps questions

I am down to deciding between the Ping (which has a slight favor) and the Minimed. I have a Dex Com 7, so the Minimed CGM isn't an option b…

Started by Beth

12 Jan 27, 2011
Reply by Kristin

Needing help getting back on the horse

Hi ladies,   I am now almost 9 weeks postpartum with a gorgeous baby girl who is the light of our lives. :-) My trouble isn't with her... i…

Started by Tziporah

14 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by Tziporah

Fixing those darn spikes!! etc....

Hey wonderful ladies, Well, I think I did it! Got pregnant, that is. :) Eeeeeeeeeeee! I tested positive on a home test yesterday, and I've…

Started by Christina

6 Jan 24, 2011
Reply by Christina

Fertility Monitors

Any of you have experience and/or success using a fertility monitor like Clear Blue? They are a little expensive, but my husband and I are…

Started by CaseyK

2 Jan 18, 2011
Reply by E. Louise

My fiance and I want to have a baby in the next 2 years but I am worried about my T1

I have had type 1 diabetes for almost 8 years now. I have had A LOT of ups and downs and through my whole teen years I was out of control.…

Started by Amber

4 Jan 14, 2011
Reply by MelissaBL

Committed to trying! Type 1-33 years old

So....   I've been toying with having a baby, but could not commit to the decision out of fear of 10 million things. I knew my partner want…

Started by Beth

20 Jan 14, 2011
Reply by Beth

PRE ttc appointment, frustrations, etc. Thoughts?

Hi all, I have an appt in two weeks with a high risk OBGYN. It's an appt PRIOR to ttc. I'm doing so b/c I don't have much faith in the doct…

Started by Gina

8 Jan 12, 2011
Reply by Gina




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