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Should I use an insulin pump while I'm pregnant if I have diabetes?

If you are thinking about switching to an insulin pump, it would be best to do so before you get pregnant. However, it is possible to switch to a pump during pregnancy. An insulin pump may be helpful in women with many episodes of hypoglycemia, dawn phenomenon (higher glucose levels in the early morning hours), variable schedules (such as shift work), or women requiring large doses of insulin.

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