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Use of insulin pumps for LSCS - posted by Heather Chandler

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Use of insulin pumps for LSCS - posted by Heather Chandler

Recently our lady with a pump had a LSCS she had been fine throughout pregnancy until the night prior to LSCS she had a hypo, it was treated with glucogel and then had a glucose infusion started which she maintained normal blood glucose levels with her pump. She reports being anxious, not eating as much as normal and thus probably giving herself a bit too much insulin, it was also quite a warm day,so everything was explainable but i just wondered if anyone else had experience of a LSCS with a pump and whether they advised reducing cho ratio for (more...)
Recently our lady with a pump had a LSCS she had been fine throughout pregnancy until the night prior to LSCS she had a hypo, it was treated with glucogel and then had a glucose infusion started which she maintained normal blood glucose levels with her pump. She reports being anxious, not eating as much as normal and thus probably giving herself a bit too much insulin, it was also quite a warm day,so everything was explainable but i just wondered if anyone else had experience of a LSCS with a pump and whether they advised reducing cho ratio for meal prior or any other tick or just see what happens!! all thoughts and experience welcome! (less...)
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