Gestational Diabetes.



Diabetes During Pregnancy

Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a condition which is very common among pregnant women. About 5 percent of pregnant women are affected and that is approximately 200,000 cases a year. Gestational diabetes may bring health problems to mother as well as fetus if left untreated.

Fortunately, gestational diabetes is treatable, more so if it is detected early. Besides, there are certain things women suffering from gestational diabetes are able to do to make sure that they and their fetuses are healthy and safe.

This guideline provides information which pregnant women diagnosed with gestational diabetes need to assist them in discussing with health care providers, dietitians, family members and friends on gestational diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes May Follow Gestational Diabetes

Weight Loss during Gestational Diabetes: Is It Advisable?

Where to Get Help and Support?

Preeclampsia – Is It Deadly?

When to Call a Doctor

Support Groups

Home Treatment

Postpartum Depression

Preparing for your appointment

Treatments and Drugs

Ketones In Gestational Diabetes

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Dining Out With Gestational Diabetes

Ethnicity/Race – Other Risk Factors for Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes and Your Baby’s Health

Structuring Your Gestational Diabetes Meal Plan

Who’s on Your Gestational Diabetes Treatment Team?

Get Prediabetes Under Control Before Pregnancy

Insulin Treatment

Oral Medications

Are Menopause and Diabetes Related?

Dry Mouth During Pregnancy – Symptoms, Causes, Effects, and Treatment.

*** Posted By Natasha A.Nada ***