Low levels – how low is too low?

Low levels with gestational diabetes – How low is too low? Many mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes are not given much information or advice about low levels. A question that we get asked frequently in our Facebook support group, is “how low is too...

False hypos

False hypos A false hypo can be where someone experiences hypo-type symptoms but their blood sugar levels are within what is classed as normal levels, or where a diet-controlled or Metformin treated patient with diabetes experiences slightly lower blood sugar levels....

Hypos

Hypoglycaemia (Hypos) Hypos are the main side effect of insulin treatment.  This can happen if your blood sugar levels drop below 4.0mmol/L (although some professionals will advise that hypo levels are below 3.5mmol/L)  A handy phrase to remember once you...

High fasting levels

High fasting levels or fasting hyperglycemia​1​, are a huge problem for many ladies. Fasting blood sugar levels (levels taken first thing in the morning when you wake up), are the hardest thing to control with gestational diabetes.  But why is that? These were my...