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Sickness

Is anyone actually being sick on metformjn? At least a few times a week I’m so nauseous I’m actually sick. Wondering if I should tell my midwife but that would mean going on insulin instead

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5.6 fasting?

Is this really bad? Do I need insulin?

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Can metformin help to bring low sugars up?

After being diagnosed with GD 5 days ago and given metformin due to being so far into my pregnancy, I was finding my sugars were quite low, often below the target range. However now the metformin has kicked in (I was told it would take 4-5 days), my sugars seem to be stable and never go below the target range. W...

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Nothing is spiking my sugars- misdiagnosis?

I was diagnosed with GD a week ago after a glucose test. My fasting was 3.6 and after the drink it was 9. However, I am finding that my bloods never go above 5.4 no matter what I eat. Obviously I don’t want my sugars to spike but just confused that nothing seems to even make it go to 6. I’ve have been eating jacket ...

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Getting induced because of GD

Anyone else’s dr telling them they have to get induced at 39 weeks because of GD? For reference I just got diagnosed with it at 36 weeks and so far all my numbers have been low except my fasting in the morning. What made the dr think I had GD was extra amniotic fluid but that has seem to subside by now.

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