My insulin resistance has been increasing from weeks 19 to 33. Now in the past two weeks, my insulin needs seem to be decreasing and I’m having a lot of lows. This caused my endo to be concerned about the possibility of placenta deterioration. I’m going for non-stress tests every second day now and our little guy appears to be moving in his usual rhythm.
I was wondering if anyone else experienced less insulin resistance at the end of her pregnancy??? My endo said that it can happen after week 36, but she is concerned that it started already in week 33.
My blood sugars have been awesome recently (never a reading above 140 in the last few weeks), which felt good, but it has been accompanied by more lows. Now we are concerned about the sudden change in my insulin resistance. One of my theories is that in the past few weeks, I was pretty inactive due to bad hip pain. That disappeared last week and I think that I am moving around more now. So perhaps my decreased insulin needs are due to high mobility.
I would be curious to hear anyone else’s experiences. Did your insulin needs grow until the end of your pregnancy?