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I'm 38, have type 2 diabetes, and I want to have a baby. What kind of planning do I do?

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Dr. Danielle Salhany
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Good glucose control

Optimize your blood sugar control.
You want your hga1c to be <6 to decrease your risk of birth defects. Also exercise, healthy diet, and weight loss witll help optimize outcomes. Start taking prenatal vitamins. Good idea to see an ob/gyn for preconception counseling.

In brief: Good glucose control

Optimize your blood sugar control.
You want your hga1c to be <6 to decrease your risk of birth defects. Also exercise, healthy diet, and weight loss witll help optimize outcomes. Start taking prenatal vitamins. Good idea to see an ob/gyn for preconception counseling.
Dr. Danielle Salhany
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