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diabetic and pregnant

Hello so I'm 23 weeks and the docs have told me I need to be on insulin 4 times daily :(.. So my question is has anyone who is or had insulin have had mood swings with double the crying and emotional mood swings, I'm on my 7th baby and I've just started the insulin and I feel so horrible.
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I take insulin 5 times a day and it hasnt changed my moods.  Talk with your doctors about how well you are controlling your glucose readings.  If theyre under control perhaps they can give you lower dosages now. It's a definite that as you get further along they will have to up yr dosages even more than right now. Try to hang in there
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I take it 5 times a day (3 for fast acting, 2 for long) and it hasn't affected my moods at all. Are u monitoring ur sugar regularly?  Maybe it is still out of whack and they need to adjust things for u.
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I take 4 a day and I'm on my 8th baby every pregnancy I've had to take shots an never have I had mood swings like that u should really let your doctor know what's going on with you good luck
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Are any of your doctors going to induced due to baby being too big
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I'm not sure if it's from da meds. I'm on meds to but I've been emotional anyways...but u could ask your Dr.
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I'm seeing my nutriest on Tuesday next week and will find out of we are only putying me on a diet or ifI require insulin.
I'm SKEPTICAL if I even have diabetes as they claim...
I'm already eating so well....
could my glucosevtest have been incorrect?
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9971658 tn?1407743983
Woops lots of errors in typing.
hopefully you understand :)
This is what happens if you dont look at what youre actually writing :)
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It is very depressing. Just image poke poke here and there. I'm 35 weeks pregnant and I'm diabetic with this 2nd pregnancy.I didn't know I was pregnant until I went to the hospital for other concerns. From one thing to the other I was diagnosis with numerous of stuff, diabetes,hypertension,severe UTI,abnormal ekg, on and on
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How your body processes and digests food changes when you are pregnant.  A pregnancy will actually cause your body to block or reject the insulin that you are producing,  so no matter how healthy you are eating, your sugars could still be running high. And high sugars can certainly affect your baby's growth (organs and size). If tour doctors are putting you on insulin, I am sure they have good reason and I would follow what they say.
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