I am a T1 (for 13 yrs)and am currently on a minimed insulin pump & use a CGM. I have been actively participating in a sweet success preconception program in order to loose weight and bring my A1C down. I started in Oct and have not had much success with the weight loss thanks to all the insulin increases over the past four months, but I have brought my A1C down from 8.9 to 7.9. I am on a 1500 calorie meal plan, exercise 4-5x a week but still have been unable to get to my A1C goal. So this week my docs and I decided to add metformin to the mix. I know it is unconventional for T1's, but I did this before in 2005-2007, and it was the only thing that got my A1C under 7. I still have a fear of getting lots of lows with it, so I am moving forward pretty slowly and only starting out with 500mg a day.
So my question is have any of you ladies used metformin to help with BS control pre or through pregnancy? If so what was your experience like? Any advice, wisdom or encouragement would be greatly appreciated. :)