If you develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, you need to stick to your treatment plan. This would help you have a good pregnancy and will also protect your baby’s health. You should know that having gestational diabetes can raise your risk 7-fold for developing type-2 diabetes.
If you have gestational diabetes, your blood sugar levels should neither go high nor stay high. You should keep healthy by eating wisely and by remaining physically active. You should monitor your blood sugar levels by checking your blood glucose daily. Your doctor will explain how to use a blood glucose monitor. You will also be asked to keep track of your glucose levels.
If you blood sugar levels go uncontrolled, your doctor may prescribe medications or insulin to assist your body in regulating your blood glucose level.
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