Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar_universal
diabetes and pregnant
Hi I am 43 years old I been having diabetes for 6 years now, but I don't control my sugar level and are always high like 290 to 300 all the time. Now my question is if I can get pregnant because I don't use birth control I skipped my period this month and I notice a white mucus discharge. Can somebody tell me that I am not pregnant please I have 6 kids already and my youngest one is 2 years old. I don't want any more kids I took some pregnancy test but they all say negative. can somebody please help me out. can I get pregnant with high glucose level.  Thank you
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
231441_tn?1333896366
Hello,

you can possibly get pregnant with high blood sugars, however the risk of birth defects and miscarriage is very high.

If the pregnancy test is negative it is very unlikely that you are pregnant.

Having blood sugars in the range of 290 - 300 all the time is very bad for your health (and I assume you need to be well to look after your children).  You are at very high risk for complications.  Please look after yourself better for the sake of your children.

Please talk to your Dr about how to better manage your diabetes.  Are you taking insulin?  A low carb diet will also be more beneficial to helping control blood sugars.

Please ask more questions if you wnat and we'll do our best to respond.

If you don't want more children please also talk to your Dr about birth control or IUD.

Comment
Cancel
231441_tn?1333896366
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar_universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
diabetes and pregnant
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Diabetes Tracker
Track glucose levels, and other diabetes measurements, symptoms and medications
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
3060903_tn?1398568723
Blank
Nighthawk61 commented on mishymoshymarcy's status
Feb 10
296076_tn?1371338074
Blank
melimeli commented on renae176's status
Feb 10
Avatar_universal
Blank
Paxiled commented on GMO CORN
Feb 10
Diabetes - Type 2 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Diabetes Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
diabetes86
MA
144586_tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222