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Suspected pregnancy related diabetes can anyone offer advice

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mummyhill Fri 04-Mar-05 10:00:25

I have been suffering from intenxe migraines and am constantly thirsty. I have been to see the GP who is arranging a series of blood tests to chech for diabetes can anyone offer any advice?

northstar Fri 04-Mar-05 10:13:44

How pg are you? Are you having the glucose intolerance tests? Im 31wks and have gestational diabetes atm.

mummyhill Fri 04-Mar-05 11:45:25

I am 13 weeks at the moment, i am having a random test next week. But due to my age and pre pregnancy weight i am apparently in a higher risk category.

hoxtonchick Fri 04-Mar-05 11:47:54

at 13 weeks it's unlikely to be gestational diabetes. i have never heard of migraines being a symptom, but extreme thirst is. did the dr do a random glucose test? if you look at the diabetes uk website there's lots of stuff there.

i have pre-exisiting diabetes, & am also pregnant. it's a pain in the arse but totally livable with. hope you find out soon.

mummyhill Fri 04-Mar-05 12:00:46

thanks for the advice will check out the web site

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