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Ketones

Discussion in 'Pregnancy' started by xkayzx, Nov 1, 2017.

  1. xkayzx

    xkayzx · Member

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    Hi,
    I’m 16 weeks pregnant and had midwife this morning... done urine sample and showed abit of ketones... what can I do?! More insulin?!
     
  2. claire1991

    claire1991 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    What were your bg levels?
     
  3. xkayzx

    xkayzx · Member

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    What when I was with the midwife?
     
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    dancer Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Was your blood sugar high? If so, this suggests you need more insulin.
    Years ago, a non-diabetic pregnant colleague was kept waiting for hours at her hospital appointment. She was very hungry, as she was past her usual lunch time. The nurse was concerned about ketones in her urine, but apparently this was due to "starvation". If your b.s. was ok, were you very hungry?
     
  5. xkayzx

    xkayzx · Member

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    No only eaten half hour before the appointment so maybe that?!
     
  6. xkayzx

    xkayzx · Member

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    My sugars were high yes at 15...
     
  7. dancer

    dancer Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If this becomes a pattern you'll have to increase your insulin. You don't want high blood sugars with or without ketones.
     
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