Today (5/11/01) I had my 3 hour Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT). I told the nurse that if it is abnormal, I would like to know by the end of the day. Well, unfortunately, she called and I have Gestational Diabetes. 3 of the blood samples were high. They say if 2 blood samples are high then it is abnormal but three of mine were abnormal....go figure.

I have to go in on the 22nd of May, which is my Birthday by the way, for a Diabetes class and to pick up diabetic supplies.

I have gathered some links about Gestational Diabetes for those who have it or are interested in learning more about it.

ParentsPlace.Com: How Did I End Up With Gestational Diabetes

American Academy of Family Physicians: What It Means For Me and My Baby

Home Arts: Health News: Risk Factors for Gestational Diabetes

Diabetic Gourmet Magazine: Introduction to Gestational Diabetes

ViaHealth: Gestational Diabetes

National Institute of Child Health and & Human Development: Understanding Gestational Diabetes

WebMD: Understanding Gestational Diabetes

Baby Center: Gestational Diabetes

Baby Center: Could I have Gestational Diabetes

American Diabetes Association Diabetes in Pregnancy

Main Baby Page

Vital Signs

11/01/00: First Prenatal Checkup/Exam

11/08/00: The Results

12/08/00: Second Prenatal Checkup/Exam

01/05/01: Third Prenatal Checkup/Exam

02/12/01: I Felt It Move!

02/14/01: Fourth Prenatal Checkup/Exam

The Official Ultrasound: 2/28/01

The Nursery With Pictures: 03/12/01

03/15/01: Fifth Prenatal Checkup/Exam

Pictures of Me: 03/20/01

03/22/01: 2nd Appt. in March

04/26/01: Hospital Visit

05/04/01: Sixth Prenatal Checkup/Exam

05/17/01: Baby Shower

05/25/01: Seventh Prenatal Checkup/Exam

05/29/01: Eighth Prenatal Checkup/Exam

06/15/01: Ninth Prenatal Checkup/Exam

06/26/01: Tenth Prenatal Checkup/Exam

06/30/01: I Lost My Plug!!!

07/03/01: Eleventh Prenatal Checkup/Exam

07/05/01: Labor and Delivery

07/05/01: It's A Girl!!!!!!!

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