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What causes rise in blood sugar level during pregnancy?

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Posted on Wed, 9 Jul 2014
Question: My girlfriend has been monitoring her sugar level and it was 157 a little while ago. Shes 9 months pregnant what should i do or tell her to do.
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Answered by Dr. Phanindra Dulipala (5 minutes later)
Hi, If it is fasting sugar level, then better to consult her gynaecologist for further care. If it is post prandial(with in 2hrs of eating), nothing of much concern.

Regards.
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Follow up: Dr. Phanindra Dulipala (1 minute later)
Yea is 2 hrs after eating
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Answered by Dr. Phanindra Dulipala (14 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Nothing to worry. It's normal

Detailed Answer:
hi, sorry for the delayed response. the sugar level of 157 is normal at two hours after food. so nothing to worry. just carry on.

hope this guides you. all the best.
for any other queries you can write to me. I would be happy to answer you. if you have no clarifications, you can close the discussion and rate the answer,
Good luck.


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What causes rise in blood sugar level during pregnancy?

Hi, If it is fasting sugar level, then better to consult her gynaecologist for further care. If it is post prandial(with in 2hrs of eating), nothing of much concern. Regards.