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What are my chances of a successful pregnancy with hba1c of 72?

What are my chances of a successful pregnancy with hba1c of 72?

Diabetes & pregnancy: I hope you mean 7.2 and not 72. (i would tell you not to get pregnancy if it was really 72, but fortunately the measurement doesn't go up that high.) assuming that it is 7.2, you could safely get pregnant and have a good pregnancy outcome. Your diabetes will have to be managed carefully during your pregnancy, and your doctors will likely try to get your a1c even lower--e.g. Mid-6 range. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My mullerian inhibiting substance-amh is 0.1ng/ml, ultrsound normal, please advise chances of normal pregnancy. My hba1c level is 8.5 please suggest.

My mullerian inhibiting substance-amh is 0.1ng/ml, ultrsound normal, please advise chances of normal pregnancy. My hba1c level is 8.5 please suggest.

3 problems : Maternal age of 47 usually results in decreased fertility. A low amh means that you have very little ovarian reserve and likely will not respond to ovarian stimulation. Your diabetes is also not under control. If pregnancy is desired then you may need to use donor eggs. ...Read more

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I'm diabetic.I'm planning for pregnancy.What is perfect hba1c shoud I have before conception.I had insulin pumb?

As low as possible: Hba1c < 7 would be great! this is often difficult to attain but is very important when it comes to healthy pregnancies especially in the setting of diabetes. ...Read more

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Hba1c 8.5 type 1 diabetic, 4 weeks pregnant, wats my chances of a healthy pregnancy? Thank u

Hba1c 8.5 type 1 diabetic, 4 weeks pregnant, wats my chances of a healthy pregnancy? Thank u

~60-70%.: You have suboptimal control of your diabetes periconceptionally, therefore you face a ~10% risk of fetal anatomical defects and should see a genetic counselor to discuss this and a maternal-fetal medicine specialist for detailed prenatal ultrasound. Additionally, you will be at increased risk for preeclampsia, indicated preterm birth, macrosomia, cesarean delivery and infections. Seek mfm care! ...Read more

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Hba1c=6.3%, blood glucose fasting=125.1mg/dl, tsh=6-31ulu/ml. What should I do to save my baby? I am in first trimester pregnancy. Please help.

Hba1c=6.3%, blood glucose fasting=125.1mg/dl, tsh=6-31ulu/ml. What should I do to save my baby? I am in first trimester pregnancy. Please help.

Metabolic problems: First of all, don't panic. Many women develop sugar problems during pregnancy. Your obstetrician is trained to screen for these and other metabolic disorders that can cause problems during your pregnancy but once identified, you will be advised about how to manage these problems, sometimes using diet alone or with medication. You may also be referred to see an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What is hemoglobin A1c and why is it so important in pregnancyy?

What is hemoglobin A1c and why is it so important in pregnancyy?

Blood sugar average: The hba1c gives us a rough estimate of how your blood sugars are over the prior three months. High blood sugars during pregnancy can lead to complications for both mother and baby. ...Read more

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How is hba1c measured?

How is hba1c measured?

Blood test: Hba1c is measured following a blood test and is used as a measure to assess whether the body is not processing blood glucose properly. Thus elevation is found in diabetes mellitis this test is used to moniter effectiveness of diabetes therapy. ...Read more

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How deos a hba1c work?

How deos a  hba1c work?

Hemoglobin A1C: This is a rough estimate of average blood sugar control over a three month period, more accurate than a single fasting blood glucose (sugar) level. In many tests, greater than 5.9 is considered abnormal, but you should discuss risk factors and prevention of diabetes with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between blood glucose and hba1c?

Is there a correlation between blood glucose and hba1c?

HbA1c: A hba1c test is a blood test that will show how well (or poorly) glucose control has been over the last few months. It measures a special type of hemoglobin that forms as a result of high glucose levels. A high hba1c means poor glucose control. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Hemoglobin A1c (Definition)

It helps determine the average blood sugar over a long period of time, about 2 or ...Read more