Lydia's diabetes story

Read about Lydia's story of how attaining excellent blood glucose control helped her to a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby.

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Lydia's diabetes story

In better control with her pump since 2011

When I first decided to start a family my nurse and doctor emphasized the importance of having excellent blood glucose control both before and during the pregnancy, and recommended switching from MDI to an insulin pump. After I did this, my A1C dropped to below 6.0, I had no major blood glucose fluctuations during my pregnancy, and the birth itself went great. Using my pump definitely helped me to have a healthy child and now we are such a happy family.


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