8 months pregnant with diabetes

Patient : My daughter is 8 months pregnant and we just found out she is dietbetic. Please can you tell me what her reading should be we tested it at 4:30 and it was 105 and again 2hours after she ate it was 107 please help us.
Symptoms:  Dietbetic
Doctor :   Hello. Welcome to Ask The Doctor. I understand your concern. She doesn't have very high blood sugar but she needs t o be monitored during the remaining period of pregnancy and also during labour and post delivery. If her blood sugar remains well controlled in pregnancy, and you have no diabetes-related complications during pre-pregnancy state, chances of any complications are less. We at this blood sugar level ask our patient to follow strict diabetic diet and even if it does not get under control, preferred drug is Insulin. Some doctors also use Metformin with such blood sugar levels. Share my opinion with your doctor. I hope it helps. Stay Healthy

Related Q&A

Q: I woke up 2 weeks ago with tightness in my legs and it is still there. I can hardly walk. Can this tightness in both ...

Q: My 68 year old father has been diagnosed with an unknown virus. Prior to this diagnosis, he was generally healthy, wi...

Q: Ive been so tired for months now! Out of the blie this morning I tested my fasting blood sugar level and it was 164. ...

Q: When my sugar is low I experience exaggerated movements. Why

Q: When my sugar is low I get exaggerated movements. This has happened 3 times now Why?


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon