Insulin for gestational diabetes

Insulin for gestational diabetes – what it is and how it works Where blood sugar levels cannot be lowered and stabilised enough through dietary and lifestyle changes, or through using medication such as Metformin, some patients will be required to use insulin...

Sliding scale

Sliding scale (variable-rate intravenous insulin infusion) What is an insulin ‘sliding scale’? A sliding scale (or the real name: variable-rate intravenous insulin infusion, sometimes abbreviated to ‘VRIII’) is an intravenous drip with insulin...

Driving & Gestational diabetes

Now you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes does this affect driving? Did you know that all women diagnosed with gestational diabetes should contact their vehicle Insurance providers to inform them of the diagnosis? Many companies may say it’s...

The sweet smell of insulin!

The sweet smell of insulin Many people laugh when I say I like the smell of insulin, but it’s true, I do! To me, insulin is the smell of pregnancy and is a happy thing. I get gestational diabetes in all my pregnancies, I always need insulin and when you’ve...