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How to conceive with high sugars

Discussion in 'Gestational Diabetes' started by Muffins222, Apr 23, 2022.

  1. Muffins222

    Muffins222 · Member

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    Hi I’ve been trying for two months previously miscarried due to not taking my multivitamin and having high sugars.

    Has anyone conceived with high sugars ?

    And has anyone planned a pregnancy with diabetes ?
     
  2. OB87

    OB87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry for your loss previously. Are you diagnosed with type 2? You should inform your GP and they will refer you to the prenatal diabetes clinic at the hospital. What is your hba1c? They advise you to get it to 6.5% if possible. How are you treating it ? Have you made diet changes ?
     
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  3. EllieM

    EllieM Type 1 · Moderator
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    I'm sorry for your loss.

    Conceiving isn't usually the problem, it's keeping the levels from going too high that is usually the issue.
    If you look on the pregnancy forum then there are plenty of folk getting pregnant with sugars higher than they like.

    https://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/category/pregnancy.47/

    There is also plenty of discussion from diabetics who plan to get pregnant.

    Would you like me to move your thread there? The GD forum is more for people who become diabetic during pregnancy. You are already diabetic (T2), I assume???

    Ideally you'd get your levels down before you TTC but things aren't always ideal. As @OB87 said, if you contact your GP they should put you in contact with a diabetes prenatal clinic, who'll be able to help you get your levels sorted.

    Good luck on your journey.
     
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