My fiance is having diabetes type 2. And I want to know what will be the impact in the following scenario. Can she postpone her period by eight days as we have some rituals to perform during our wedding? What will be the impact if she uses contraceptive pills in case of birth control? Will she face any problem during pregnancy?
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I read through your query and understood your concern.
She can take Progesterone tablets (Medroxyprogesterone 10 mg twice daily) to postpone her period. These tablets may increase the requirement of antidiabetic medicines (tablets/insulin). So, she needs to monitor her blood sugar level (at least two to three times during the period she is taking tablets) to make sure that sugar control is fine.
Contraceptive pills used nowadays are low dose pills and have little or no impact on diabetes. Even if sugar levels increase, it can be treated by increasing the dose of antidiabetic medicines. So, she can use low dose contraceptive pills. Just consult your physician before starting those pills to make sure that the medicines do not interact with each other.
During pregnancy, if her sugar control is fine from three months before pregnancy, during pregnancy and till delivery of the baby, there will practically be no problem to the mother and baby. If sugar control is not good, there may be many problems about which there is no need to worry right now.
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