Testing for Ketones. When you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes it is going to be very important tomonitor your blood sugar levels several times per day. You want to ensure you areremaining within your target range given to you by your doctor. In addition to testingyour blood sugar you will … Read The Full Post
Men – What You Do On A Daily Basis Affects Your Sperm Maturation Process. While a woman is born with all the eggs she’ll ever have, men produce sperm on a continual basis. Therefore, what a man does on a daily basis can affect the sperm maturation process.
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Gestational Diabetes – Risks for Moms after Pregnancy. After your baby is born it is going to be a relief to not have to take insulin injectionsanymore or to watch every single thing you put in your mouth. But not so fast, you stillneed to be careful and mindful of … Read The Full Post
The Risk of Gestational Diabetes in Future Pregnancies. If you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes in pregnancy the chances are very high youwill also get the disease in future pregnancies. There have been cases where this hasn’thappened and there may be steps you can take to lessen your chances of … Read The Full Post
Gestational Diabetes – Risks for Baby. When you first discover that you have gestational diabetes most likely you are going tobe upset and worried about your baby. There are risks to the baby when a mother hasgestational diabetes but with careful monitoring and strict control of diet and bloodglucose levels … Read The Full Post
How is Gestational Diabetes Diagnosed. Each month of your pregnancy you should have a prenatal exam by your health careprovider. During your visit to the office or clinic you will provide a urine sample to thenurse. Amongst other things, the doctor or midwife wants to determine if there is inglucose … Read The Full Post
Treatment Options for Gestational Diabetes. Once you have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes you will see anendocrinologist and develop a treatment plan. You may also see a nutritionistor dietician to help you develop a food plan that will meat the needs of you andthe baby and not be detrimental to … Read The Full Post
Restaurant Dining and Gestational Diabetes. It is not expected of you to eat at home for your entire pregnancy but you are going tohave to exercise caution when you are dining out in a restaurant or even at a friend’shouse for that matter. Many foods are not prepared as healthily … Read The Full Post
Giving yourself an Insulin Injection. You may be upset when you are diagnosed by gestational diabetes, but there are ways to treat and manage the disease. It is probably more realistic that you are more upset or nervous about giving yourself a daily injection (yes a needle) of insulin.
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How Exercising can help with Gestational Diabetes. Unless you already have a regular fitness routine, you probably don’t want to start onehalf way through your pregnancy. But the benefits that you will derive as a woman withgestational diabetes who exercises will make the physical activity worth it in the end.… Read The Full Post