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Family Planning from 2002

  1. I have type 2 diabetes, and I am 18 weeks pregnant. Is there something else I could do to ease my suffering from this cold? (11 Dec 2002)
  2. I am seven weeks pregnant. What should I do now about my nausea and weakness, especially in the evening? (23 Nov 2002)
  3. I am now 28 weeks pregnant, and I am having a hard time controlling my sugars. I have several questions. (18 Nov 2002)
  4. Is waiting three years to become pregnant asking for more problems? (28 Oct 2002)
  5. I would like to ask you to reconsider the answer you gave to a question regarding Lantus injections during pregnancy. (28 Oct 2002)
  6. If I am unable to keep the numbers normal all the time, is that dangerous for my unborn child? (17 Oct 2002)
  7. Is it possible to pass on the antibodies that attack the pancreas on to a baby who is breastfeeding? (15 Oct 2002)
  8. Is there is any evidence of how those low blood sugars could have affected my developing son? (14 Oct 2002)
  9. Has there been any research on what happens in pregnancy when people stop taking ACE inhibitors? (2 Oct 2002)
  10. My sister's doctor says it's safe to take during Lantus pregnancy, but her pharmacist says it is not. (29 Aug 2002)
  11. Do you think the problems I had with my last pregnancy were attributed to the fact that I was carrying twins or my diabetes? (28 Aug 2002)
  12. My daughter, who is approximately 28 weeks pregnant, has been told that the baby's heart wall appears to be thick. (28 Aug 2002)
  13. I have type 1 diabetes and want to know if I can still have healthy kids. (23 Aug 2002)
  14. Does Glucobay (acarbose) tablets hinder conception? Is it unsafe in pregnancy? (16 Aug 2002)
  15. I would like to have another pregnancy, and I am on an ACE inhibitor for protein in my urine. (16 Aug 2002)
  16. I sometimes wake up after a good night's sleep still feeling very groggy and tired. Does this sound like another problem is brewing? (25 Jul 2002)
  17. I am pregnant woman with type 2 diabetes, and I am wondering if my disease will hurt my unborn child. (26 Jun 2002)
  18. My wife may be pregnant, and I am wondering if my lack of control would affect the baby in any way. (20 Jun 2002)
  19. I'm pregnant with my first child, and my obstetrician wants to induce me a week before my due date. Is an induction really necessary? (23 May 2002)
  20. I cannot get a straight answer from my doctors about how they want to handle my diabetes during labor and delivery. (21 May 2002)
  21. Has the FDA had approved the use of Humalog during pregnancy? (8 May 2002)
  22. My doctor says that having a lot of low blood sugars is better than having high sugar levels and cannot harm the fetus. (8 May 2002)
  23. Are these highs immediately after a meal dangerous for pregnancy? (25 Apr 2002)
  24. Can diabetes cause mood swings? (14 Apr 2002)
  25. Is it normal to have high blood sugar after exercising for an hour? (28 Mar 2002)
  26. My husband and I are getting ready to try starting a family. My A1cs are running 7-8%. What does my A1c level need to be at or around? (28 Mar 2002)
  27. I am 38 weeks pregnant. One of my doctors wants me to start insulin "as a precautionary measure". (27 Mar 2002)
  28. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for one and one-half years, I am still not pregnant, and I have never had a miscarriage. Should I be concerned? (15 Mar 2002)
  29. Could you tell me if there is any way I can have a baby? (8 Mar 2002)
  30. I have type 1 diabetes, and my husband and I found out that we were pregnant last week. How bad is it to have sugars outside of the prescribed range to the extent that I do? (7 Mar 2002)
  31. About three months ago, I found out that I was a month pregnant, but after over a month and a half of strict control and two and a half months of pregnancy, I lost the baby. I have several questions. (25 Feb 2002)
  32. Could I be tested for hypoglycemia without putting the baby in any harm? (24 Feb 2002)
  33. Do you think I could get pregnant and be able to control it and not take shots of insulin? (22 Feb 2002)
  34. Is Lantus safe to use in pregnancy? (16 Feb 2002)
  35. I've been planning a pregnancy, but I have early retinopathy and nephropathy. I would like an honest opinion regarding my situation. (16 Feb 2002)
  36. My doctor said that if I become pregnant that I would need to start taking insulin, but after that the baby is born 95% of women go back on the pills. (15 Feb 2002)
  37. Do you think that this could be an early sign of pregnancy? (15 Feb 2002)
  38. What do you think about glargine and Humalog during pregnancy? (15 Feb 2002)
  39. I am a 38 year old female, have had diabetes treated for nine years, and would also like to have a baby before the age of 40. I need some advice. (11 Jan 2002)
  40. Is there any chance that my baby will have any birth defects? (9 Jan 2002)
  41. I have type 1 diabetes. Does having diabetes having any effects on pregnancy? Does it cause any complication other than watching what you eat? (8 Jan 2002)

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