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Gestational Diabetes

My 2 hour GTT came back abnormally high, so I did the 3 hour/4 blood tests GTT last week.  My OB said my blood sugar is so high that I will more than likely need insulin.  I'm going to see an Endocrynologist this Wednesday.  I've been trying to follow a gestaional diabetes diet plan I found online, and since I have been limiting sugar and carbs for the past 6 days, I have lost 6 pounds.

My total pregnancy weight gain is now only 11 pounds and I'm 30 weeks 3 days pregnant.  I had gained 17 pounds prior to this, and my OB was happy with that.  I didn't gain much weight during the first trimester and had morning sickness all the time so my OB told me I needed to add more glucose to my diet.  I was loving having a scoop of vanilla ice cream every day!

Also, I have a posterior low lying placenta which has caused some bleeding and spotting since week 25, so I'm not suppose to exercise (which is recommended for gestational diabetes).  I'm a teacher and I walk around all day every day, but I try to stay off my feet when I can.  

Now I'm afraid I'm not eating enough.  Does anyone have any advice?  Thanks!
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I'm taking insulin twice a day now and my blood sugar levels have been low.  I have actually lost 10 pounds now in the past 2 1/2 weeks (total weight gain of 7 pounds at 32 weeks) while eating a low carb, no sugar diet.  My OB didn't seem concerned about the weight loss.  I go back to see the Endocrinologyst and OB this week.  My endocrinologyst wants to deliver baby between 36-38 weeks, but my OB wants me to try to go to term because it's best for baby.
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Oh man, that's a tough one, and I understand your concern about losing weight...6 lbs in 6 days does seem like a lot, but if you're eating a healthy, balanced diet (minus the sugars), I would think you're fine. Unfortunately, I don't know too much about gestational diabetes, though. Maybe someone else on here can help with more info...

Best of luck with everything and keep us posted after your specialist appointment/
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