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Re: [IP] Member Update on Santana Kortum-Managhan



Ruth,

My wife is in her 2nd month and her need for insulin is increasing. Is it
supposed to drop or increae?

Jeff
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ruth Elowitz" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2000 11:52 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Member Update on Santana Kortum-Managhan


> Hi Santana,
>
> I was diagnosed in 1979 too.
>
> The second and third month were the hardest -- my insulin requirements
dropped (as
> they are supposed to), and lows would happen suddenly.  High swings would
happen
> too -- hormones, I think.  Luckily I was able to quickly adjust.  2nd
trimester my
> doses increased gradually and bgs got easier than they have ever been, not
much
> swings at all.  3rd trimester doses began to increase steeply.  But it was
still
> much less swingy than my bgs usually are.
>
> Hope that helps!  Do you have doctor to work with that you like?  Where do
you
> live?  Are you working?
>
> Take care,
>
> Ruth
>
> email @ redacted wrote:
>
> > >
> >
> > Ruth,
> > Thanks for the note.  I'm glad to hear your pregnancy was successful.
Did you
> > have many problems w/your blood sugar levels?  I have read and heard
that your
> > insulin requirements increase tremendously.  Thanks for the info.
> > Santana
> > dx'd 1979 - pumping for 2 yrs and 3 months
> >
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