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Family Planning from 1997

  1. I am wondering if it is recommended that I begin using an insulin pump during pregnancy. (20 Dec 97)
  2. On her last visit to the docter he told her that she should never plan on having more than one child. (20 Nov 97)
  3. Recently, her insulin was changed to Humalog. Nobody seems to have knowledge regarding the effects on the feotus. (13 Oct 97)
  4. I read the Letter to the Editor of The New England Journal of Medicine. Now I'm worried about staying on Humalog for my next pregnancy. (7 Oct 97)
  5. I'm 32, diabetic for 9 years. I'm 7 weeks pregnant and am on the insulin pump. I haven't seen a pump doctor for years. (6 Oct 97)
  6. How does stress affect diabetes and how will it affect pregnancy? (5 Oct 97)
  7. I am 4 1/2 months pregnant and losing my mind. I want to know about Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy. (27 Sep 97)
  8. I was 23 years old. Will diabetes reduce sexual activity? What method of birth control will be the best for planning my family? (26 Sep 97)
  9. I am 4 1/2 months pregnant and they keep talking about putting me on the insulin pump to try to keep my blood sugars under control. (26 Sep 97)
  10. I am a 16 year old diabetic who has not yet menstruated without the aid of Clomid. (14 Sep 97)
  11. The only thing I am really concerned with is how pregnancy will affect the neuropathy. (1 Sep 97)
  12. My best friend told me she is pregnant. She doesn't seem to be entirely in check. What are the risks to her and the baby? (31 Aug 97)
  13. If I am breastfeeding and have diabetes. How will taking insulin injections affect my baby? (24 Jul 97)
  14. I have been trying to maintain strict control of my sugar levels due to anticipated pregnancy, but seem to be having trouble. (7 Jul 97)
  15. Can you provide any information on the 2 hour test and normal/abnormal blood sugar level? (6 Jul 97)
  16. I am wondering what my HbAc1 level should be before we actually begin trying to get pregnant. (4 Jul 97)
  17. Is there any research being done on the safety of Humalog during pregnancy? (8 Jun 97)
  18. I'm reading that Humalog's effects on pregnant women and their babies has not yet been studied. Is it safe? (8 Jun 97)
  19. Could my blood sugars have been raised due to oral contraception? (8 Jun 97)
  20. I am interested in knowing the effects of low glucose levels on a fetus. (25 May 97)
  21. I am wondering if it would help if I went on birth control pills to help regulate my period. Would this help my blood sugars at all? (21 May 97)
  22. I have heard there is a risk inventory one can take to assess how well one might do in a pregnancy. Where might I get a copy of the test? (28 Apr 97)
  23. My wife has Type 1 diabetes. She also has mitral valve prolapse. Would a pregnancy be desirable? (14 Apr 97)
  24. My husband and I are planning to have a family and I have a few concerns. (10 Apr 97)
  25. My wife got diabetes at 26 and is 44 now. Can she preserve her eyes and kidneys if she gets pregnant again? (10 Mar 97)
  26. My sister is only 16 years old and she has diabetes. I am very concerned about her because she never takes care of herself and yesterday she confessed me she was pregnant. (26 Feb 97)
  27. Can you please tell me if periodic high numbers before and during pregnancy are threatening to an unborn baby? (9 Feb 97)
  28. I am considering attempting to become pregnant and I was wondering if I should go off Humalog and back to Regular? (22 Jan 97)
  29. Is there any link between the hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle and the sugar levels? (1 Jan 97)

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