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Will Doctors Induce Labour If You Have Gestational Diabetes
Gestation diabetes is diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. This develops when pregnancy hormones change a patient's metabolism so that they can not regulate their blood sugar. A patient with GDM will have to go on a low sugar and low carb diet and monitor blood sugars very carefully. Sometimes they will require medications. There is a 30% chance ...Read more
Not necessarily: if it is well controlledGet a more detailed answer ›
Irregular glucose levels on insulin with gestational diabetes do they induce you and why have i been told induced at 38 weeks then go to 40 weeks ?
Varies: In the us, is is now common not to induce before 39 wks in normal pregnancies.In a pregnancy with gestational or regular diabetes, the infants may take longer to reach lung maturity.I have seen some with classical rds born at 40 wks.Your obgym team must try to balance the size issue with the other issue babies may have.Please discuss this with them as this or other considerations could be in play. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do you know if you have diabetes or it is gestational diabetes? Is 14wks too soon for gestational diabetes?
24th week typical: Usually around the 24th week! I can see that you are already concerned about this, so no better time to really focus on healthy nutrition for you and your baby. No sweets, soda, sweet drinks, candy, and junk food. Get a couple of new cookbooks on healthy pregnancy diet and experiment! Your taste buds may surprise you. Get your heart rate up ( less than 140) every day for 30 minutes to an hour. ...Read more
Yes: Not only do you risk early pregnancy loss or increased birth defects with uncontrolled diabetes in pregnancy, but you have the risk of a stillborn in late pregnancy if blood sugars are too high. This is why you need tight glycemic control, not just to avoid a large baby. Fasting cs should be < 100 and 1 hr post prandials < 140. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely to happen: Type 1 dm is usually acquired during late childhood after a rather non-specific viral infection passes through the body.During recovery, the bodies immune system generates antibodies that attack the Insulin producing glands, cutting down the Insulin supply. Weight loss, ravenous eating and dehydration may come on over a week. ...Read more
Over 95 or 120: Recommendations vary slightly, but actually, most doctors agree and follow the recommendations of the american diabetes association and/or the american college of obstetrics and gynecology. If fasting sugars are >95 mg/dl or 2 hour post-meal sugars are >120 mg/dl, then medications should be started. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lo carb, no sugar: Gestational diabetes is the result of excessive sugar and carbohydrate intake which causes high blood sugar levels, which then make your Insulin levels rise. Plus the hormone changes in preg make prob worse. . Over time the chronically high Insulin levels lead to Insulin resistance and you will need to make higher and higher levels of insulin. A lo carb, no sugar diet is effective for many women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have gestational diabetes while pregnant, does the risk of developing type 2 diabetes increase with each pregnancy that you have gdm?
Usually a shot: There are several medications which can be given effectively as shots and a couple that can be given rectally. ...Read more
Insulin resistance: Gestational diabetes is the result of excessive sugar and carbohydrate intake which causes high blood sugar levels, which then make your Insulin levels rise. Plus the hormone changes in preg make prob worse. . Over time the chronically high Insulin levels lead to Insulin resistance and you will need to make higher and higher levels of insulin. Early on, high Insulin can cause hypoglycemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some may,: But in the us that's definitely against standards of good common practice. All the professional committee guidelines discourage that in the us, but some do it anyway. ...Read more
No..: Even with poor control, 80% get it, not all; with excellent control, this risk is markedly reduced. ...Read more
Gestational diabetes occurs in women who are pregnant. Prior to becoming pregant the woman was not diabetic and once the woman delivers the baby the diabetes goes away, although she has a higher chance of getting non-insulin-dependent diabetes in the future. With gestational diabetes, hormones from the pregnancy ...Read more
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