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Is it worth the risk?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kate Feb 17, 2012. 7 Replies

HI I am 28 years old, been a type 1 for 20 years. I have always struggled with my glucose control. I am at a point in my life where I would like to start having kids. I may also add that I had a…Continue

 

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Kate replied to MsCourtney's discussion 'Is it worth the risk?'
"Hi MsCourtney, I agree with the others - having an open and honest discussion with your endo, OB, and a perinatologist is the place to start. If you are sure you want to try for a pregnancy, find a supportive medical team and work with them. You may…"
Feb 17, 2012
marie replied to MsCourtney's discussion 'Is it worth the risk?'
"I am a type 1 for 22 years had my daughter 5 years ago . I believe had I not had her I would have missed out on one of lifes sweetest things ! If you get an ok from the specialists ( Endo , and cardiologist ) I say go for it . "
Feb 17, 2012
Kelly replied to MsCourtney's discussion 'Is it worth the risk?'
"Hi MsCourtney, I don't want to tell you one way or another, because I agree with our fellow TUers here that it's a frank discussion you need to have with your healthcare support and your family. But I will say that you have to think beyond…"
Feb 17, 2012
Karabea replied to MsCourtney's discussion 'Is it worth the risk?'
"Hi MsCourtney...I was in the same situation as you...got three stents when I was 31. Hubby and I really wanted kiddos, so I went off all my meds after a year(plavix, lisinopril, lipitor) while we tried...had difficulty getting pregnant (husband…"
Jan 18, 2012
smileandnod replied to MsCourtney's discussion 'Is it worth the risk?'
"Hi MsCourtney, I think you're doing the right thing by making your health care your top priority for the next year (and hopefully that will carry on as habits are established). Whether you get pregnant or adopt, you want to be as healthy as you…"
Jan 18, 2012
gayler replied to MsCourtney's discussion 'Is it worth the risk?'
"Hi! MsCourtney. Sorry but I'm not a woman, but I think If you have a good support team of family members and friends that can help it would be a great idea to start a family! Good luck!"
Jan 18, 2012
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Is it worth the risk?

HI I am 28 years old, been a type 1 for 20 years. I have always struggled with my glucose control. I am at a point in my life where I would like to start having kids. I may also add that I had a stent placed in my heart 2 yrs ago and have early kidney issues. My husband who is in the army and wants kids will be leaving for Honduras in a month, and be gone for a year. I am looking at this time apart to get my bg in control and prepare my body for pregnancy. I realize I have more than just the…See More
Jan 18, 2012
Linda G left a comment for MsCourtney
"Hello...How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Courtney... Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Dec 9, 2011
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"Greetings MsCourtney..... Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments? "
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At 4:37am on December 9, 2011, Linda G said…

Hello...How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Courtney...
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 4:16am on December 9, 2010, Linda G said…
Greetings MsCourtney.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 2:16pm on October 31, 2010, John said…
Happy Halloween, but please be careful with all that candy you might have gotten a hold of.

At 6:24pm on October 18, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG CARING & LOVING FAMILY MSCOURTNEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here's a link to help our new member's learn more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
Also please put up a picture (of you or something realated to you) so we can tell you from other's on our Forum
At 3:13pm on October 18, 2010, Linda G said…

Welcome home MsCourtney!
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided. Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 1:40pm on October 18, 2010, catlover said…
Hi MsCourtney- Welcome to TuD, We hope you like it here.
At 12:14pm on October 18, 2010, Marie B said…
hello and welcome! you will meet many amazing people here!
At 11:11am on October 18, 2010, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups on the site. It is a great way to get to know the community.
 
 
 

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