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#1 of 3 Old 01-13-2006, 08:40 PM - Thread Starter
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How are things going ? Are you taking any meds or controlling with diet?

I'm 36 weeks 1 day (FEB 9) and am doing diet and 12.5 mg glyburide each day to keep sugars down. I finally gained weight for the first week since starting the diet in early Dec. I am now up almost 12 lbs from starting weight. I see the midwife 2 x week for nonstress tests. I will be having a u/s on monday to check on baby. Just wondering if anyone else was dealing with this and how they are coping.
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I'm 37w3d and mine has been diet controlled this whole time. During December I packed on about 12 lbs but that was probably due to my PIH. Between last week and this week, I actually lost a pound so I hope that's over with. At any rate, my numbers have been great and I only have to test every other day.

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Hello....diabetic momma here. I am on 1000mg of Glucophage twice a day and 5mg of Glyburide once a day. I go now for weekly NST's, and had an US a few weeks ago and will have another around 36 weeks. My numbers are decent, can be better...I just need to get back on track, dh had sugery and I have been taking more care of him then me. We shall see....I am going to see if I can increase my Glyburide some, I think that might help me out some.


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