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Managing type 2 diabes and pregnancy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by christy Dec 1, 2012. 3 Replies

I am about 28 weeks pregnant and my sugar levels have been a little out of control. They will be putting my on insulin at my next appointment most likely but I was wondering if there is other ways to…Continue

How can I lower fasting sugar levels?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rachel T2 Aug 23, 2012. 8 Replies

I never was too concerned about my fasting sugar levels being higher because my endocrinologist didn't make it seem like a big deal. Well now I am pregnant and I am worried. They run from 104 all the…Continue

I need someone that understands

Started this discussion. Last reply by Whirlygig Mar 4, 2012. 14 Replies

I am trying to get my diabetes under control but I hadn't taken meds in months. The ones I was put on made me sick and my mom didn't make me and appointment to change them. That lead to my a1c being…Continue

Vitamin and mineral substances

Started Feb 5, 2012 0 Replies

I was wondering what brands actually work and if any of the "diabetic multi-vitamin" packs actually work. I also wanted to know if there was cheaper ones because I don't have a job and hate making my…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for Corrine
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
May 21, 2013
rick phillips left a comment for Corrine
"Corrine, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness."
May 21, 2013
christy replied to Corrine's discussion 'Managing type 2 diabes and pregnancy?'
"I'm type 1, and my son was 7lbs, 13oz. Not a HUGE baby, just a nice healthy weight. I did have a c-section but that was due to other issues besides my diabetes that if it hadn't occurred, my doctor was like there's no reason not to…"
Dec 1, 2012
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Managing type 2 diabes and pregnancy?

I posted this where I normally post and someone told me about this group so I figured I would post it here to see what you guys have to say about it.I am about 28 weeks pregnant and my sugar levels have been a little out of control. They will be putting my on insulin at my next appointment most likely but I was wondering if there is other ways to manage my sugar levels on my own. Like what are some good things to eat? How many times a day should I eat since the baby makes me more hungry? Also I…See More
Dec 1, 2012
Corrine replied to Corrine's discussion 'Managing type 2 diabes and pregnancy?'
"Thanks"
Dec 1, 2012
Marie B replied to Corrine's discussion 'Managing type 2 diabes and pregnancy?'
"http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/ohbaby is a great group for those questions related to pregnancy."
Dec 1, 2012
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Oh! BABY!!!

A group for those of us who are hoping, wishing, praying, wanting to be pregnant one day. A source of pregnancy web links, helpful tips. frustration, support, happy thoughts, etc.See More
Dec 1, 2012
Marie B left a comment for Corrine
"Corrine, please join this group http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/ohbaby Many in there will be able to help you get through your pregnancy with the healthiest outcome."
Dec 1, 2012
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Dec 1, 2012
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Managing type 2 diabes and pregnancy?

I am about 28 weeks pregnant and my sugar levels have been a little out of control. They will be putting my on insulin at my next appointment most likely but I was wondering if there is other ways to manage my sugar levels on my own. Like what are some good things to eat? How many times a day should I eat since the baby makes me more hungry? Also I was wondering things about giving birth because I've heard that diabetics have big babies. I was wondering if they might try to induce labor early…See More
Dec 1, 2012
Rachel T2 replied to Corrine's discussion 'How can I lower fasting sugar levels?'
"It is definitely a problem when you are pregnant. I'm 18 weeks now and I startd off this pregnancy with a HA1C of 5.6 which the endo and OB were very happy with but my fasting was also more elevated than they wanted it to be. My endo moved my…"
Aug 23, 2012
Lostt replied to Corrine's discussion 'How can I lower fasting sugar levels?'
"Romaine lettuce salad, shredded carrots on op top, baby spinach, an light olive oil dressing - u pic! A small chunk of beef steak! Got it to 5.2 (93) that morning! Mornings hard! 5.8 this am! Sinned last nite! Wish u luck!"
Aug 17, 2012
Teresa Reilly replied to Corrine's discussion 'How can I lower fasting sugar levels?'
"I was diagnosed 4 years ago and my fasting sugars have been the hardest to control. My numbers are finally getting lower in the morning, about 110 which is a great improvement from my previous 150's. Anyway, what works for me is a little…"
Aug 16, 2012
Corrine replied to Corrine's discussion 'How can I lower fasting sugar levels?'
"So far I've got my meds changed. Hoping for the best...for now. They said later in the pregnancy everything will change and I might need to go on insulin."
Aug 16, 2012
Dori S replied to Corrine's discussion 'How can I lower fasting sugar levels?'
"You can also try eating some protein in the evening"
Aug 15, 2012
Christina replied to Corrine's discussion 'How can I lower fasting sugar levels?'
"My blood sugars ran like that too. Try testing when u wake up in the middle of the night to see what your running it will help you see if maybe you are running low and your body starts to release sugar and that could be causing your high.all through…"
Aug 15, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
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I will find more people that will understand what I am going threw.
Date diagnosed
March 4, 2011
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.5
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Oral, Diet and Exercise

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Lately I have been wishing I had more friends with diabetes. That way I could be surrounded by people that understand whats going on with me. -Sighs-

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At 5:45am on May 21, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Corrine. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 4:08am on May 21, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES CORRINE!!
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on every day!
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At 12:37am on May 21, 2013, rick phillips said…

Corrine, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 11:56am on December 1, 2012, Marie B said…

Corrine, please join this group

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/ohbaby

Many in there will be able to help you get through your pregnancy with the healthiest outcome.

At 4:46am on May 21, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Ha[[y Birthday,Corrine. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 12:53am on May 21, 2012, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Corrine!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 12:09pm on February 3, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Corrine, I saw your discussion, I hope you can get your meds straightened out. If you'd like more info on Victoza, and chat with more folks here who know about it, please join this Group

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/victoza

let me know if there's any thing else I do to help.

At 7:14pm on August 19, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 10:49am on August 17, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Corinne- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 9:01am on August 17, 2011, Linda G said…
You're welcome Corinne....I too am a "Diagnosed-in-March-Type2"...feel free to touch base ANY TIME!!
luv....linda ♥
 
 
 

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