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Repost: pregnant with low blood sugars all the time. Is something really wrong?

Repost: pregnant with low blood sugars all the time. Is something really wrong?

No necessarily: Normal blood sugar levels in pregnancy are 60-120 depending on the time of the measurement. Medicines to treat diabetes or gest. Diabetes can cause lower blood sugar levels. There are some women in pregnancy that will develop reactive hypoglycemia and will have low blood sugars an hour or so after a meal. Very low persistant blood sugar levels, not associated to above should be evaluated by md. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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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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What are normal blood sugars during pregnancy?

Preg. Blood sugars: If you are not a diabetic then your fasting blood sugars should be less than 126. Pregnancy can stress your body to cause blood sugars to rise. ...Read more

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How often should a pregnant woman with gdm test her sugars?

How often should a pregnant woman with gdm test her sugars?

5 times/day or more: For our diabetic patients, we have them check their morning fasting, 1-hour post prandials (post meals), and at bedtime. They keep a diary of their meals, chemstick results, Insulin doses, and any symptoms they may encounter. They also check any times they feel weak, shaky, or have any symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). I hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is my blood sugars high due to a possible pregnancy?

Is my blood sugars high due to a possible pregnancy?

Possible, but unlike: Blood sugars during pregnancy (unless you have diabetes) are generally lower not higher. They can go up with gestational diabetes, however or in someone who already has diabetes before becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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I'm 16wks pregnant and afraid to have diabetes but I sometimes crave sweets. Is it ok to eat sugarless dsserts (synthetic sugars)?

I'm 16wks pregnant and afraid to have diabetes but I sometimes crave sweets. Is it ok to eat sugarless dsserts (synthetic sugars)?

Natural is best: Natural sugars are best, so small amounts should be ok, stay active, exercise regularly. This will hopefully counteract any potential downside to eating sweets ...Read more

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Will my blood sugars run low if im diabetic type two and pregnant?

Will my blood sugars run low if im diabetic type two and pregnant?

Possibly: If you are injecting insulin, get sick, have bad morning sickness, you are at risk for developing hypoglycemia (low blood glucose). Prevent this by checking your blood glucose regularly after exercise, activity, driving, and don't skip meals. Avoid high glycemic foods but keep glucose pills/gel with you at all times just in case. Your ob/mfm should monitor you closely in pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm diabetic and had a miscarriage a few months ago I have gotten my sugars under control but can't seem to get pregnant.?

I'm diabetic and had a miscarriage a few months ago I have gotten my sugars under control but can't seem to get pregnant.?

The definition of: Infertilty is no pregnancy after 12 months of trying I would at least try for 6 months then have your obgyn do a workup. ...Read more

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I'm a type 1 diabetic, and currently 35 weeks pregnant I was wondering if anyone had horrible blood sugars or anything go wrong while pregnant?

I'm a type 1 diabetic, and currently 35 weeks pregnant I was wondering if anyone had horrible blood sugars or anything go wrong while pregnant?

Blood sugars: Those last few weeks of pregnancy are important - not that pregnancy from day 1 isn't - and you must work carefully with your diabetes doctor and the obstetrician. Most women with diabetes, when taken care of, do very well with pregnancy. Best of luck and don't worry too much - just enjoy your new baby. ...Read more

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25 wks pregnt. Fastng blood sugar 100-105.two hrs after meals <120. Taking metformin 750 xr at night. Is this normal. Is baby in danger of suden death??

Metformin: My opinion is that for now you take metformin every other night. That said, since your blood sugars are OK please check with your Gynecologist. My sense is that Metformin is not necessary but listen to the Gynecologist. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Someone told me that women have sugar in their urine while pregnance and it's normal do women have sugar in urine during menses?

Someone told me that women have sugar in their urine while pregnance and it's normal do women have sugar in urine during menses?

Urine sugar: If you have sugar (S) in your urine (U), you need to be assessed for diabetes (D). S is never normally found in your U. See a physician and get some blood work to see if you have D. Do so as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How does metabolic influences of mitochondria processing of simple sugars during pregnancy effect the development of the corpus callosum in a fetus?

How does metabolic influences of mitochondria processing of simple sugars during pregnancy effect the development of the corpus callosum in a fetus?

Fetal development: Truth to say, we don't really know what effects the development of the corpus callosum in the fetus. We do know that about 10% of adults do not have a corpus callosum and are essentially normal. Partial absence of the corpus callosum is abnormal and associated with mental retardation. ...Read more

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Can metformin be prescribed to a pcos patient who has normal sugars to help achieve pregnancy?

Can metformin be prescribed to a pcos patient who has normal sugars to help achieve pregnancy?

Yes: Metformin has been used in polycystic ovarian syndrome to improve symptoms and the chance of achieving pregnancy even when a woman doesn't have diabetes or high blood sugar. This should be done under the supervision of a physician or midlevel provider to be sure blood sugar doesn't drop. ...Read more

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I am 20 weeks pregnant. I eat healthy but I am concerned with my fruit consumption and the sugars from it. How much is too much? 3-4 fruit per day?

I am 20 weeks pregnant. I eat healthy but I am concerned with my fruit consumption and the sugars from it. How much is too much? 3-4 fruit per day?

See below: Fruits are healthful, but some do have a lot of natural sugars that can be very concerning if you're at risk for gestational diabetes or already have diabetes. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/278384-the-glycemic-index-for-fruits/ covers the topic well. If u eat fruits as part of a well balanced diet, u shouldn't have any problems. Just avoid those canned in syrup; fresh fruits are better. ...Read more

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At what month a pregnant woman should'nt watch bad movies?

At what month a pregnant woman should'nt watch bad movies?

It is up to her.: I personally don't like some types of movies - so whether pregnant or not, I avoid watching things that are unduly upsetting. ...Read more

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What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

Get it checked.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more

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My husband does'nt produce enough semen to get me pregnant how should he improve this?

My husband does'nt produce enough semen to get me pregnant how should he improve this?

Urologist: Only an evaluation by a fertility specialist and a urologist can get to the bottom of that. Sometimes medicines or surgery can improve things but only after we figure out what the specific problem is. ...Read more

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My wife is 11 week pregnant and we went for sonography. The NT came 2mm. Her age is 24yrs please suggest what does it mean?

My wife is 11 week pregnant and we went for sonography. The NT came 2mm. Her age is 24yrs please suggest what does it mean?

NT= 2??: I am not sure what NT stands for but... Just as there are standard curves for growth in wt an length and head circumphrence there is a spread around the mean. What we really are looking for most closely is the continuing growth of th fetus. ...Read more

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Dr, is it necessary to do NT or quadruple scan in pregnancy? If we found any defect in baby is there any medicine to solve the defects?

Dr, is it necessary to do NT or quadruple scan in pregnancy? If we found any defect in baby is there any medicine to solve the defects?

Its elective: Some of the issues associated with Down's syndrome and spina bifida require specialty hospital/surgeons to be available, so knowing the results ahead of time will allow your physician to either have you deliver at those sites or consult someone before delivery ...Read more

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I have habit of eating raw rice frequently im NT able to control myself.! planning to get pregnant n m scared if it will effect bad? Any solution?

I have habit of eating raw rice frequently im NT able to control myself.! planning to get pregnant n m scared if it will effect bad? Any solution?

A habit to break...: Raw rice won't harm your pregnancy unless it is contaminated with a germ that can harm your pregnancy. When rice is cooked, all the germs are killed and its the best way to eat rice when you are pregnant. You should work on breaking this habit prior to "trying" to get pregnant. Get help from a therapist if you can't do it on your own. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How long does it take before I find out if I'm pregnant r nt?

How long does it take before I find out if I'm pregnant r nt?

It depends: It depends based on the test you use. Most OTC urine pregnancy test manufacturer will note on the box or insert how many days after sex you can expect the test to be accurate. Different tests are different. On average, it can be detected 10 days after a missed menstrual period.

If concern, consider taking a blood/serum HCG test which is more reliable from your doctor's office/lab. ...Read more

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If I have a fiancée that drinks n smokes a lot, can affect me in anyway NT to get pregnant?

Yes: Second hand smoke can affect you and your baby. Not as much as you doing the smoking, but it can cause problems for you and your baby. Do him a favor and help him stop smoking. ...Read more

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Someone in church said I would`nt be able to have baby someday because I got abortion when I was pregnant at 14. Why?

Someone in church said I would`nt be able to have baby someday because I got abortion when I was pregnant at 14. Why?

Goody 2 shoes....: This myth is perpetuated by folks who look down on anyone who has ever faced such a difficult decision & failed to do it "their " way. Decades ago I served is a country overseas where the pill had not caught on. It was not uncommon for a normal woman to have several terminations and still go on to have a normal family life. Ignore goody 2 shoes & enjoy your life. ...Read more

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My partner and I both have kids from another union but since a year I removed copper t and till nw im NT pregnant what shd we do?

My partner and I both have kids from another union but since a year I removed copper t and till nw im NT pregnant what shd we do?

Seek REI help.: At your age, after 6-12 months of unprotected regular vaginal intercourse failure to conceive is an indication to consult an infertility specialist with your partner for optimal evaluation and management. Take Folic Acid 1 mg daily, avoid all smoking/alcohol/drugs and best of luck! Chances are on your side. ...Read more

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25 week pregnant, my initial weight was 63.5kg for 5.15 height. But now my weight has increased to 70.5kg. Is it obesity for my growth or nt.?

25 week pregnant, my initial weight was 63.5kg for 5.15 height. But now my weight has increased to 70.5kg. Is it obesity for my growth or nt.?

It's generally: A little more than would be desired, but you need to check with your doctor, as all cases are different and you need personal advise. ...Read more