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Family Planning from 2003

  1. Is it common to have higher blood sugars during the first few weeks of pregnancy due to progesterone and other hormones? (30 Dec 2003)
  2. My husband is 22 and just found out that he has diabetes. We were planning to have a child. Will diabetes affect him? (23 Dec 2003)
  3. My son is 18 months old and I checked his blood sugar and found it to be 51. Is this normal? (23 Dec 2003)
  4. Is there any connection between Type 1 diabetes and infertility? (20 Dec 2003)
  5. I have lost a great deal of blood and I am anemic. Could that be causing this very aberrant A1c result? (7 Dec 2003)
  6. As soon as I got pregnant, I had to take much more insulin than usual and I'm wondering is it normal. (7 Dec 2003)
  7. If I get pregnant, how is it going to affect my vision? (2 Nov 2003)
  8. Can gastroparesis cause miscarriages? Can you please tell me the risks of having gastroparesis and pregnancy? (31 Oct 2003)
  9. What are the effects of birth control pills on blood sugars? Can I get birth control pills without my parents' knowledge or permission? (23 Oct 2003)
  10. I have had a few really low blood sugars in the past two months. I want to know if this is really harmful to the baby. (11 Oct 2003)
  11. Is it safe to continue taking Glucophage XR during pregnancy? Are there any possible risks to the baby? (9 Oct 2003)
  12. I have type 1 diabetes, am using an insulin pump, and I just started in-vitro fertilization. (2 Oct 2003)
  13. I want to know If my sister can marry and have a perfect life as any other person. (24 Sep 2003)
  14. My sister and her husband have been trying to have a child to no avail. Could this be caused by my brother-in-law's type 2 diabetes? (20 Sep 2003)
  15. What exactly is the desired range for A1c during pregnancy? (18 Sep 2003)
  16. Is it harmful for women with diabetes to become pregnant? Will I have many complications with it? (17 Aug 2003)
  17. Does this mean I won't be able to have children? (5 Aug 2003)
  18. What are my chances of having a healthy baby? (5 Aug 2003)
  19. What are the chances of my having this baby? What are the risks to me and the baby? (31 Jul 2003)
  20. I would love to have another child, but I am worried about the strain this would have on my body. (23 Jul 2003)
  21. Should I continue with pregnancy? (20 Jul 2003)
  22. My newly pregnant daughter has reduced her Lantus, but she is still having lows in the middle of the night. What should she do? (24 Jun 2003)
  23. My physician says I must continue my Actos throughout my pregnancy, but I am concerned about the effects on fetus. (10 Jun 2003)
  24. What dangers are posed to a woman with type 1 diabetes if she becomes pregnant? (25 May 2003)
  25. I wish to seek advice on precautionary measures I need to take during pregnancy. (25 May 2003)
  26. Could my crazy blood sugars be very early signs of pregnancy? Did I take the test too early? (24 May 2003)
  27. Does this mean I can't have kids? Can you give me some advice? Can diabetes cause you not to have children? (6 May 2003)
  28. I have type 1 diabetes, am pregnant, and continue to have lows. Is there something else I can use instead of Coke? (14 Apr 2003)
  29. My daughter has type 1 diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney failure. She just found out she is pregnant and is very concerned. (14 Apr 2003)
  30. What kind of damage can Glucovance do to an unborn baby? (13 Apr 2003)
  31. I became hypothermic while in the recovery room after a C-section. What do you think? (13 Mar 2003)
  32. Around nine weeks into my pregnancy, the doctor said I have a very high blood sugar level, and I need treatment. (6 Mar 2003)
  33. I have diabetes and irregular menstrual cycles, and I'm wondering whether or not this will affect my chances of getting pregnant. (3 Mar 2003)
  34. I need a second opinion about using Glucophage during pregnancy. (22 Feb 2003)
  35. Is the reason our daughter has these problems from undiagnosed uncontrolled diabetes during pregnancy? (17 Feb 2003)
  36. Can elevated microalbumin levels come back down after pregnancy? Does a pregnancy cause permanent damage to the kidneys? (15 Feb 2003)
  37. What are the common problems of the newborns born to mothers with diabetes who are not able to have achieve excellent control? (26 Jan 2003)
  38. If the ketones are due to starvation ketosis, how dangerous is this? What are the possible side effects? (14 Jan 2003)
  39. Is the placenta's premature aging (if that actually does happen) moderated by tight glucose control? (8 Jan 2003)
  40. Since I became pregnant. Now I am having severe problems with boils. How dangerous is this? What can be done to help? (7 Jan 2003)

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