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Re: [IP] I found out I am Pregnant today!

Congrats April! I had a healthy baby boy two years ago. I was also on the
pump and I think it made a big difference.Also I had an excellent OBGYN who
specialized in high risk pregnancies. Feel free to email me at
email @ redacted

At 08:50 AM 7/24/99 -0700, you wrote:
>I still have to go to the doctors on Monday for a blood test to make it
>official but I took a home pregnancy test and it was positive.
>I am very happy but also very scared.  (This would be my first)
>I am type 1 and have been on the insulin pump for about 6 months.
>This last week or so it has been sooo hard to keep my blood sugars down
>to normal.  I have a sweet tooth that I wish they had a "Sugarholics
>Anonomous" out there for, but even if I don't eat anything with sugar my
>BS are still out of control lately.
>Yesterday for lunch all I had was a veggie subway sandwitch and normally
>I would take a bolus of 3 or 3.5 but I took 5 and an hour and a half
>later I was still at 230.  So I took 2 more.  And an hour later I was
>233!!!  So I took two more and a square (which I usually reserve for
>meals with protien).  It does seem like with everything I have to take a
>square of 4-5 over 2 hours just to keep stable, AND THEN I GO LOW.
>I am so worried what this could be doing to the baby.
>Its like a catch 22.  I heard when your pregnant your insulin needs
>change drastically (especially in the first trimester) yet being low or
>high is bad.
>I guess I could just use some comforting words from anyone.  Thank you.
>Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
>for mail subscription assistance, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org

Lisa A. Jones
email @ redacted

Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
for mail subscription assistance, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org