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Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy: Preparing for Pregnancy

When she was just coming to grips with a new diagnosis with type 1 diabetes, Maxine learned that she was in her second month of pregnancy. After consulting her nutritionist, she questioned whether ...

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Upside: Very good article on having Type I diabetes and preparing to get pregnant
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I have diabetes. Do I need to know anything special before I get

pregnant? Diabetes is one of the best examples of how preconception preparation and control of a disease can make a huge difference in a pregnancy's outcome. Before insulin was discovered, diabetic ...

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Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy

Pregnancy in women with type 1 diabetes remains a challenge for the patient and healthcare team alike. The scenario box on this page highlights some of the problems in achieving satisfactory ...

bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/334/7596/742?ck=nck

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Upside: Very good medical article on Type I diabetes and pregnancy including how to plan and what to expect when you are pregnant
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Blood glucose control is as important before pregnancy as it is

during pregnancy. That is why some diabetes experts refer to a “12-month pregnancy” for women with diabetes.

www.parknicollet.com/diabetes/selfCare/pregnancy.cfm

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Upside: Good information on managing blood glucose level before and during pregnancy
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Diabetes: Planning a Pregnancy

If you have diabetes and are considering having a baby, there are a number of steps you should take before you get pregnant to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy and baby. Here are some tips.

diabetes.webmd.com/guide/planning-pregnancy

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Upside: Article with very detailed discussion about planning to get pregnant with diabetes
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Preconception planning for the woman with diabetes

Is your body ready? | Aim for near-normal glucose levels Planning to get pregnant? Read this FIRST Women with diabetes who are considering pregnancy are strongly urged to achieve excellent blood ...

www.lifeclinic.com/focus/diabetes/preconception.asp

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Upside: Very helpful information on diabetes and planning to get pregnant
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For Latinas: How diabetes affects you

A silent but deadly condition What is diabetes? Consequences of diabetes Symptoms of diabetes Types of diabetes Treatment for diabetes A silent but deadly condition People with diabetes often have no ...

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Upside: Detailed article on diabetes and pregnancy for Latino women
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Ask Dr. Sears: Diabetes and pregnancy

I'm 28 and diabetic. Now my husband and I would like to have a baby. Is there anything I should worry about because of my condition?

www.cnn.com/2007/HEALTH/conditions/10/17/diabetes.sears.parenting/

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Upside: Good information on how to prepare for pregnancy when you have diabetes
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How Does Diabetes Affect Female Fertility?

Answer: There is somewhat of a relationship between diabetes and fertility. Young women with diabetes, either type 1 or type 2, tend, on average, to start their periods a little bit later in life ...

abcnews.go.com/Health/DiabetesLivingWith/story?id=3813676

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Upside: Good to-the-point information and video about preparing to get pregnant when you have diabetes
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Pregnancy and diabetes: Is your body ready?

Thinking about having a baby? When you have diabetes, preconception planning can help you have a healthier pregnancy. You have diabetes and you're thinking about having a baby. Naturally, you're ...

www.mayoclinic.com/health/pregnancy-and-diabetes/DA00061

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Upside: Good overview on getting pregnant if you have diabetes
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