Hello! I have just gone in for my latest doctors appointment and got the results of my blood test last week. My latest A1c was a 6.7 — a new all time low. Up to date, the best I'd ever had was a 7.1.
So, here's what I think was different this last time around:
1. Insulin Pump
Without a doubt, being on an insulin pump for 2 years now has helped me have better control than ever. I do have to adjust it from time to time, but I feel competent enough to do that on my own now.
2. Special Diabetic Vitamins
I found this pill pack of vitamins designed for diabetics. Amongst the mixture are various products for stabilizing your metabolism. I really think they've made a difference. I've been using them for about 3 months and notice that my numbers are less consistent on the days I forget to take them.
3. Faith and Prayers
Yeah, gotta say this one always helps.
Anyway, so that's the latest and greatest. My husband and I want to start gearing up for having a baby in the next year or so (getting pregnant in the next year or so, baby comes 9 months after). We talked to the doctor about how to prepare and he said if I continue to do this well it will go a long way in helping the pregnancy go easier.
Any woman here with Type 1 diabetes who have already had children have things they learned when they were pregnant? I'd love to hear.
That's all folks!
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