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anyone with gestational diabetes??

so, i have been taking my bs every 2 hours for about 2 weeks now.they are supposed to be under 120, and always have been. i had an appointment with an endocrinologist yesterday and she wanted me to start taking my bs every hour instead. they have been a little over 120, (123,124,125) but i don't know what number it should fall under?? does it still need to be 120 or less?? im kind of tripping. both offices are closed today and im not sure who to ask??
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I have gestational diabetes and I test 4-6 times a day. When I wake up  2 hours after breakfast before I eat lunch 2 hours after lunch before I eat dinner and 2 hours after dinner. When you wake up in the morning you should be between 70 to 85 and after a meal 85 to 115. That's what my endocrinologist says to me
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That's how I test and has your doctor talked to you about dieting? Having no more then 45 carbs per meal and 15 carbs per snack and you can have 2-3 snacks in a day.
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I used to test after two hours, but my endocrinologist asked me to start testing every hour instead. that's where my numbers were after two hours. now that I'm testing every hour though its in the 125-130 range and I don't know if its still supposed to be under 120 or not. no one ever told me
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by every hour i mean after 1 hour, sorry. lol
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For 1 hour after meal your blood glucose should be less than 140.  For 2 hours after a meal it should be less than 120. Your numbers sound really good.
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