I am about to reach my 5th month of pregnancy and I have type 1 diabetes. It's been a struggle to say the least. I'm seeing a fetal maternal specialist on top of my ob. The baby looks great. He is a normal size and no signs of birth deficits. My concern is more about my health.
We are on OHP or Oregon's medicare. I requested to see an endocrinologist as soon as I found out I was pregnant and I was told it wasn't needed. The specialist is adjusting my insulin as needed and my numbers have been awesome except for the extreme lows I keep having in the middle of the night. I used to wake up when I would hit the 55-45 range but now I'm not waking up until I'm at 27-25. It's been really scary. When we talk to my doctor about it he says that I should start showing insulin resistance any day and to wake up more times in the middle of the night to check. I am willing to do anything to make sure the baby is healthy but I don't want to end up in a comma from hypoglycemia. Does this seem normal? I am new to diabetes so maybe I just am not aware of normal lows when pregnant.
Thanks for reading and helping if you can. Sorry it's so wordy (｡◕‿◕｡).
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