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Tweet After that so-called ‘glowing’ stage of pregnancy, the third trimester swiftly arrives. And if diabetes with pregnancy was difficult up to this point, then be prepared for an even steeper, uphill climb. Let’s recap. The first trimester brought all the initial fears and anxieties about facing the next nine months. Then there were the…

Tweet It’s recommended that diabetics have retinal screenings done at least once a year as part of their general healthcare and diabetes management. This is where drops are placed in your eyes to dilate the pupils so the backs of your eyes can be photographed and examined for any diabetic damage. Diabetic retinopathy is one…

Tweet Most blogs I’ve read, or women I’ve spoken with, have been on the rollercoaster that is diabetes and pregnancy. They know once they had their little bundles of joy in their arms that it was all worth it – all’s well that ends well, right? Since being pregnant, I’ve been told this so many…