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How do doctors treat my diabetes in labor?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: DM in labor
Once you are in the hospital, they will use method with quick results, so if your blood sugar is running high, they will use Insulin to bring it down.
If it's low, they will use sugar water (IV) to bring it up. It's different for different centers and physicians but the general answer is as above.

In brief: DM in labor
Once you are in the hospital, they will use method with quick results, so if your blood sugar is running high, they will use Insulin to bring it down.
If it's low, they will use sugar water (IV) to bring it up. It's different for different centers and physicians but the general answer is as above.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
I agree - the blood sugar levels determine what, if any, treatment is needed.
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