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At 12:43am on May 11, 2012, Cristian CriCri said…

Thank you so much

At 4:31pm on February 27, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Lemon Tea...
your baby is JUST ADORABLE!!
Best Wishes NOW...and for the rest of the year!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 8:31am on February 27, 2012, catlover said…

HI LemonTea- HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!! I hope you have a wonderful day. I see you had a little one last summer. Best of luck to all of you.

At 5:02am on February 27, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 12:49am on February 27, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, LemonTea!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 8:54am on August 6, 2011, Kristin said…
I LOVE your profile picture! The look on his face is SOO cute!
At 3:13am on July 8, 2011, Kristin said…
That's frustrating, but I think it will be OK, as long as you tell them if you need more insulin. You can measure more often than they do.

If I were you, I would also bring your Apidra to the hospital. If you see that it is really going high and they won't give you more insulin, then you can give very small corrections with Apidra.

I hate that they think that they can manage your blood sugars better than you when you have been doing SO well throughout the pregnancy!

It will likely be fine and you can ask them to keep your blood sugar closer to 150. I would understand if they wanted you to be 100-150... I can't understand why they want you to be high!

Keep me posted when you know if you will have a c-section or not. Take care of yourself and try not to get too stressed!! In a short time, you will have your baby in your arms!!
At 1:09am on July 8, 2011, Kristin said…
Oh glad that you are both still doing well and that your little one stayed in this long!! That means it will not be a premature birth! I forgot how many weeks along you are! That would be great if you went into labor naturally.

I managed my own blood sugars before and after the c-section. During the c-section, no one measured my blood sugar. They gave me an IV with NO glucose during the c-section. Afterwards, I went low -- so I got a drip with glucose, but I told them to turn it off when I went high. It seemed normal to them that I told them how to manage my blood sugar. It would have made me nervous to let someone else manage it.

Even if they manage it, bring a lot of test strips and you can check your blood sugar and tell them what to do if you are high or low. Do you usually use Actarapid?? It is not a fast-acting insulin -- so it would be better to have some NovoRapid or Humalog with you (if that is what you usually use). In case you go high, those would help bring it down faster.

I found that my insulin needs decreased even before the c-section. So I took only 80% of my insulin during the night before. After the c-section, I needed less immediately. So you may want to take less of your long acting insulin the night before and just give small corrections when you start to go high. I checked my blood sugar every 1-2 hours during the night before the c-section (I didn't sleep much!!) to make sure that it would be in a good range. I tried to keep it between 5-7 mmol/L because I didn't want to have a low during the c-section either.

If you go into labor naturally, will they let you manage your own blood sugars?
At 3:06pm on July 7, 2011, Kristin said…
How are you doing? I'm guessing by your silence that you may have already given birth! I hope that you are doing well and update us when you have time!! Sending you my best wishes!
At 11:57pm on April 20, 2011, Cristian CriCri said…
Multumesc mult.
At 3:16pm on February 27, 2011, Doris D said…
At 1:54pm on February 27, 2011, Joe said…

Happy Birthday Joe

At 8:48am on February 27, 2011, catlover said…
Hi LemonTea- HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!! I hope you have a GR8 day !!!!
At 5:26pm on October 24, 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.
At 9:16am on October 24, 2010, catlover said…
Hi Lemon Tea- Thanks for the friend invite, I am always happy to have new friends. If you have any questions just stop by my page. You will find this to be a very informative site and members are always willing to help with support when it is needed.
At 6:06am on October 24, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes Lemon Tea!
At 12:34pm on October 23, 2010, catlover said…
Hi Lemon Tea- I am glad you put up a pic of yourself, and a beautiful one at that. If you want to thank people for their welcome, you have to click on their pic and that will take you to their page. If you have any questions, just stop by my page.
At 5:49am on October 23, 2010, LemonTea said…
Thank you so much, everyone!
At 3:05pm on October 22, 2010, Linda G said…

Welcome to the group LemonTea.....
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.
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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 2:31pm on October 22, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR GREAT BIG LOVING & CARING FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know more "About US": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
Also please put up a picture of you (or something related to you) so we can tell you from other's on our Forum

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