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Does gestational diabetes cause nausea?

Mild nausea is a symptom of gestational diabetes. However, nausea during pregnancy can happen due to many other reasons. It is not advisable to...

How frequently should I have blood glucose tests if I have gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes, your doctor will recommend frequent check-ups, especially in your last three months of pregnancy. During these check-ups, your doctor...

Is gestational diabetes genetic?

Your chances of developing gestational diabetes increase if an immediate family member, such as a parent or sibling, had gestational diabetes or has been...

What kind of weight gain should I expect with gestational diabetes?

Increase in weight is normal during pregnancy. However, if you have an uncontrolled weight increase due to wrong food choices, chances of gestational diabetes...

Can I eat pizza during gestational diabetes?

No, you should not eat pizza or any other junk food if you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during your pregnancy. Even 2 slices...

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What is Folic Acid? Folic Acid (also known as Folate or Vitamin B9) is a type of Vitamin. Folic acid helps the body produce and maintain new cells....

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How much can I walk during gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes, walking 2 or 3 times a day, everytime for 30 minutes will be beneficial to your health. Walking can...

How can I reduce the chance of gestational diabetes?

You develop gestational diabetes when your body becomes more resistant to insulin. If you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, it means your body isn’t...

When and why should I get tested for gestational diabetes?

You should be screened for gestational diabetes during your pregnancy. Your doctor will recommend an oral glucose tolerance test to screen gestational diabetes. This...

Can I exercise with gestational diabetes?

Yes you can exercise if you are pregnant and is diagonised with gestational diabetes. In fact, exercising under adequate supervision is both safe as...

Can I breastfeed my baby if I had gestational diabetes?

Yes, you can breastfeed your baby even if you had gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Breastmilk is good for the baby. If you breastfeed the...

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Can sunscreens cause Vitamin D deficiency in our body?

Yes, sunscreens can cause Vitamin D deficiency since it blocks your skin’s exposure to ultraviolet rays of the sun.  As per the findings published...

Who is at the risk of developing gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy and usually disappears after giving birth. Any women can develop gestational diabetes but you are at risk if: Your...

What are the causes of stress?

Stress is the body’s physical, mental or emotional response to a challenge or a change. Stress can be caused by various factors. The most...

How can I reduce the chance of gestational diabetes?

You develop gestational diabetes when your body becomes more resistant to insulin. If you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, it means your body isn’t...

I am diabetic. What should I do to take special care during Covid-19?

Diabetics should firstly prevent the development of COVID-19 by taking the usual precautions of washing hands, wearing a mask and practising social distancing. You...

How is gestational diabetes treated?

If you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, it is important for you to keep your blood sugar levels in control. Your doctor will suggest...
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