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Mia Michaels Gestational diabetes

Definiton

Definition- gestational diabetes also known as gestational diabetes mellitus is a condition which women without previous diabetes have high blood sugar levels during pregnancy.

Symptoms- blurred vision, fatigue, weight loss, increase in thirst, vagina infection,

Symptoms

Symptoms- blurred vision, fatigue, weight loss, increase in thirst, vagina infection

Foods to stay away from

Avoid all fruit juice

Limit fruit portions

No cakes or sweets

No pop or drinks with high sugar

Foods that benefit the client

Pasta

Corn

Yogurt

Bread

Crackers

Long term effects

Long term effect- obesity,metabolic syndrome,cardiovascular diseases in later life

How long does it last

Six weeks to soon after delivery

Treatment

Self care- healthy diet,diabetic diet,physically exercise

Medications- diabetes medication, anti-diabetic medication