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Pregnant with gestational diabetes. Positive frenal frectum test done. Suggest

I am 35 weeks pregnant with gestational diabetes. my numbers range anywhere from 180 to 240 during the day and 140 to 160 in the morning after fasting. i take 24 units in the day and 28 units at night. Why are we having a difficult time getting my numbers down. On top of that I am contracting everday some are worse than others, but they ease up. I also had a positive frenal frectum test done. What is going on with my body
Asked On : Thu, 2 May 2013
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You are a gestational diabetic patient on insulin.
Your blood sugar is not under control.
Pregnancy itself is an insulin resistant state. Your are a GDM patient and your problems are due to insulin resistance.
Pregnancy is also a Hormone imbalance state, So screen for thyroid related problems.
Long acting insulin form may help.
Very tight control of blood sugar is the need of the hour to have good maternal and fetal outcomes.
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