Hi everyone! Sorry about the tie in between!!
I am now 11.4 weeks pregnant. I really had nothing to post before because it was all a waiting game waiting for the referal to the diabetes clinic which can take a few weeks in New Zealand.
Got my meter today, 2 hours post breakfast was 5.2. (around 93.6)
I've lost 15 kilo's since my post post and according to the doctor have a new BMI of 52 from 55!! YAYAYAY!
Having trouble getting the meter to actually prick THROUGH my skin for some reason, if I press hard enough and get it on the right angle then I bleed but it doesn't go through the skin otherwise?! Is this normal? So I just have to press extra hard or something?
Midwife reckons that at all times my blood sugar levels should be between 4 - 6.5 (even post meal) so this should be interesting!
Apparently anything over 6.5 is bad for the baby, she also said that even though the diagnosis is early not to lose hope that the diabetes isn't gestational.. apparently the only way anybody can tell for sure is to wait till after I have given birth and re test then. Keeping my fingers crossed that it is just GD.
If not, I will be booking a gastric bypass!! My brother had/s type 2 diabetes and has lost 400lb he is a skinny little rake now hehe.. but his BG levels have never left normal since 4 days after the Gastric bypass.. definately something I will be looking at after the pregnancy if I do have type 2..
Here in New Zealand if you go on a waiting list you can have a free GB through public if you have type 2 diabetes plus another health problem.. which the doctor said I can put down a weak bladder or something
Hope you are all well!