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How is gestational diabetes treated?

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Dr. Brittany Chan
Dr. Brittany Chananswered
Pediatrics 11 years experience
Diet and/or insulin: Diet and safe exercise are most important in the management of gestational diabetes, and often these alone can control the condition. Insulin, and in some cases oral diabetic medication, can be added if diet & exercise are not providing adequate control. Mothers should check their blood sugars several times daily and keep a glucose log to bring to OB appointments.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Insulin: Most often with Insulin round the clock depending on severity.

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