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For gestational diabetes: do insulin shots hurt?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Minimally : If you use the right technique and the appropriately sized needle, it should not hurt much.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

When is insulin needed for gestational diabetes?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Few scenarios: 1) when blood sugar needs to be urgently brought down to normal (maybe because you are feeling very sick from the dm). 2) when your overall diabetes control is so poor that it will take a long time for a pill to bring down your blood sugar. 3) when the baby is already growing faster than expected and time is the essense...

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