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Lactulosr and BS readings

Discussion in 'Prediabetes' started by Ciara86, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. Ciara86

    Ciara86 · Member

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    I have gestational diabetes but havibg delivered my baby a week ago i checked my fasting sugars this morning and theyvwere 5.3 then 5.8. I had taken lactulose liquid earlier in morn. Would this increase the readings does anyone no???
  2. kitedoc

    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Ciara86, Congratulations on your new baby !!
    Yes, lactulose contains sugars and is recommended to be used with caution by those with diabetes.
    Ref: beta.nhs.uk/medicines/lactulaose
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