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Is it safe to take insulin injections while pregnant?

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Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If someone is diabetic it is critical to take Insulin during pregnancy to keep blood sugar levels normal to prevent birth defects in the baby and other complications including at delivery.
It is also important to check blood sugar levels so that you know you are taking the proper amount.

In brief: Yes

If someone is diabetic it is critical to take Insulin during pregnancy to keep blood sugar levels normal to prevent birth defects in the baby and other complications including at delivery.
It is also important to check blood sugar levels so that you know you are taking the proper amount.
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Of course!

If you have diabetes, particularly type 1, and are taking insulin, you must continue it during pregnancy.
In fact, you may even need to increase the dose. Tight glucose control is essential for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby and it should be started months before conception to be most effective.

In brief: Of course!

If you have diabetes, particularly type 1, and are taking insulin, you must continue it during pregnancy.
In fact, you may even need to increase the dose. Tight glucose control is essential for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby and it should be started months before conception to be most effective.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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