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Family Planning from 1999

  1. Could you tell me what number you recommend for the preconception stages of planning a family? (28 Dec 1999)
  2. I am trying to get pregnant and my obstetrician wanted me to do a HgbA1c test - which was 6.5. (26 Dec 1999)
  3. As a general rule, does blood sugar rise during ovulation? (25 Dec 1999)
  4. My blood analyses have shown traces of microalbumin. In what way could this affect the pregnancy and the child? (25 Dec 1999)
  5. I have heard that diabetes can affect fertility. Could you please explain in what way? (24 Dec 1999)
  6. Someone told her Zoloft has been linked to newborn diabetes and death and this has caused her to stop taking it. (13 Dec 1999)
  7. Can reactive hypoglycaemia in early pregnancy affect the baby? (13 Dec 1999)
  8. My question is regarding Humalog and pregnancy. (22 Nov 1999)
  9. Two weeks ago she found out she was pregnant but over the weekend she had a miscarriage. (16 Nov 1999)
  10. My husband and I have recently been discussing starting a family. My biggest concern is my blood pressure. (5 Nov 1999)
  11. I keep in good control is it likely my baby may be of normal size? (2 Nov 1999)
  12. I want to know if my glucose levels need to be in the normal range while I am trying to conceive. (7 Oct 1999)
  13. I'm currently taking an oral medication. I've just discovered that I'm 2 weeks pregnant. (2 Oct 1999)
  14. Every month 3 days prior to her menstrual period, she gets very sick. (28 Sep 1999)
  15. My 17 year old daughter is 4 months pregnant. She has had Type 1 diabetes since age 9. She has seizures throughout the night (23 Sep 1999)
  16. My sister has been scheduled for a second ultrasound due to her baby's weight. (30 Aug 1999)
  17. Are there any special risks to a child born after the mother has developed adult onset diabetes? (22 Aug 1999)
  18. How dangerous is it to get pregnant and be diabetic? Can it be done safely without harm to the baby? (22 Aug 1999)
  19. I am 16 weeks pregnant with my third child. About 6 months ago, I was diagnosed with "mild PCOS". (13 Aug 1999)
  20. During the pregnancy she had several episodes of low blood sugar with seizures. (7 Aug 1999)
  21. I have read that Glucophage should not be taken during pregnancy. (8 Jul 1999)
  22. I am 33 with type 2, and have had really long (3 or more months) menstrual cycles for many years. (1 Jul 1999)
  23. All of the information I've read about pregnancy says that my A1c should be in the 6-7% range. What if it is in the 9% range? (29 May 1999)
  24. I have gestational diabetes. Today my doctor informed me that if I tryed to go natural, that I would have to face the possibilty of my uterus rupturing. (29 May 1999)
  25. My daughter (diagnosed at age 11) is 6 1/2 months pregnant. She doesn't feel the baby move very much. (28 May 1999)
  26. Is there a possibility of diabetes mellitus in pregnancy precipitating diabetes insipidus? (28 May 1999)
  27. I am a 19 year old type 1 diabetic. I am thinking about going on the depo injection (for birth control). (28 May 1999)
  28. How high can my blood sugars get before it really does damage to a fetus? (22 May 1999)
  29. I want to know about the sex life in people with diabetes. Specifically, my girlfriend has had diabetes for 5 months. (5 May 1999)
  30. I am scared to death of the possible birth defects my blood sugar beforehand and the first month of pregnancy caused. (25 Apr 1999)
  31. I heard that your blood sugars rise when you get pregnant and suddenly drop with no warning. (22 Apr 1999)
  32. I have had 2 successful pregnancies and after my second one I had a tubal ligation. Will a reversal affect my diabetes? (20 Apr 1999)
  33. My 22 year old daughter is 4 months pregnant. Because of the need for tight control she's experiencing many severe reactions. (14 Apr 1999)
  34. Does diabetes have any effect on menstrual periods for a young adult? (18 Mar 1999)
  35. Could you tell me if Humalog is safe to use while pregnant? (16 Mar 1999)
  36. I have been trying for several years to get pregrant on my own and have not been able to. I have Type 2 diabetes. (16 Mar 1999)
  37. My 22 year old daughter is 4 months pregnant. Because of the need for tight control she's experiencing many severe reactions. (21 Feb 1999)
  38. Do birth control pills affect the fertility of diabetics? (13 Feb 1999)
  39. I've just recently found out I am pregnant. I am wondering at which point do high blood sugars affect the baby. (6 Feb 1999)
  40. Does diabetes have any effect on menstrual periods for a young adult? (19 Jan 1999)

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