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Posted by: Nathi | 2009/03/24

What are the chances

Hi Doc, my wife and i want to know if we should try for the baby now or late, five years ago i was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes we need to know if my diabetes status will be a problem when we try for a baby.

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Dear Nathi

With the present control mechanism for diabetes there should be no contraindications to conception provided that the diabetes is well controlled and there is no evidence of end-organ damage or vasculopathy.

Answered by: Dr M.I. Cassim

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