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Re: [IP] birth control and high bld glucose?
In a message dated 7/31/2001 7:57:10 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
email @ redacted writes:
> Here is my latest dilemma and I am BEGGING for any help possible. Two weeks
> ago I stopped using my pump and went back to shots to try what the doctors
> are calling a "pump holiday." I was also put back on birth control pills
> try to control my endometriosis and ovarian cyst (which come back FULL
> and hurt like HELL when I am off of birth control pills). Although, when I
> stop the pills my sugars do go down and stay that way eventually, so it is
> the lesser of two evils! I have been on depo provera as well as several
> other types of pills. I guess what I am asking is does anyone else have
> problems taking the pill and what types of other treatments are available
> keep my fertility viable for the next several years so that we may have
> another healthy child that its mother will be around for, while still being
> able to control my diabetes?
> My doctor also wants me to go in tomorrow to do polypeptide test. I think
> that this is pointless b/c I was 17 when diagnosed, was in ketoacidosis,
> a significant amt of weight and responded well to insulin therapy until 2
> years ago after the birth of our son? ANY THOUGHTS???
> Please respond as soon as possible! For three days my sugars have not been
> under 250. I am also looking for a good gyn/fertility doctor in S.
Why are you on a pump holiday? You might as well toss you're insulin in the
garbage I don't know about the female problems but I would stay on the pump
250 sugars are not a Holiday
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