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Type 1 diabetic, c-section, Insulin Requirement

Discussion in 'Pregnancy' started by ae45, Oct 10, 2019.

  1. ae45

    ae45 · Member

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    Hey, Its been 20 days since my c-section. My Insulin requirements were very low for initial 2-3 days. However now I am unable to control my glucose level even with higher doses of insulin( especially long acting one. I am using lantus) Can anyone share what are the requirements of insulin post delivery??
     
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    EllieM Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Where are you located (country)? If in the UK you should urgently contact your team and get advice, ringing 111 if necessary. I personally would be very concerned that increased insulin requirements can also go along with infection.

    Congratulations on your new child (I assume everything's OK because you mention breast feeding in a previous post). Please get medical help, we can't advise on dosage here.
     
  3. ae45

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    I am from Pakistan and yes, I am considering going to a medical specialist rather than adjusting insulin myself. I thought maybe someone has experienced the same problem as me.
     
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