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Delayed period with Type 1 diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   if my sugars are 94 and my periods 10 days late and i have type 1 diabeties could i be pregnate i have taken 3 tests and they are all negitive
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
May I know your age?
User :   21
Doctor :  
There are a few reasons apart from pregnancy alone that could cause delay in the periods.
Doctor :  
It could happen due to stress, reduced nutritional status, infection, anemia and not to miss uncontrolled diabetic state too.
Doctor :  
The present reading of sugars is not sufficient to know if diabetes is well controlled.
User :   my sugars are fine and i have never not gotten my period bc of stress and i eat great
Doctor :  
So any of the above causes can be causing the delay in the periods.
Doctor :  
Are you on any pills?
User :   could diabeties cause false negitive on a pregnacy test
User :   no only insulin
Doctor :   Are you on any birth control pill?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Have you use plan B recently following an sexual intercourse?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I would suggest to recheck your pregnancy status and then consider consulting a gynaecologist for an examination.
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