What are some good meal ideas for gestational diabetes?

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.
Link provided. There are many options. See link below as a start. It's free, scientific and informative. Good luck. http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/?loc=globalnavff.

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I just found out I have gestational diabetes, what are some good sites for meals, exercise and self care?

See below. A good place to start for basic information: http://diabetes.Niddk.Nih.Gov/dm/pubs/gestational/index.Aspx. And check out the links on the page. Also see: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/diabetesandpregnancy.Html. Women with gestational diabetes need to see an obstetrician who have experience with high-risk pregnancies. It's also a good idea to see a diabetes educator or dietitian. Read more...

What meal and snack ideas for gestational diabetes actually work?

Low carb. You can try plain fat free greek yogurt topped with fresh blueberries aned a tall glass of water, or celery with peanut butter on it. Read more...
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 more...

I'm under a diet plan for gestational diabetes and I get hungry sooner than my next snack/meal. Should I eat something or should I wait?

Consult your DR. Your dietician, ob, or endocrinologist will work with you to select the best foods. Exercise is crucial. You will learn to eat what you need at the times you need food. Read more...

Hi I had gestational diabetes and the nutritionist gave a list of food ideas. I don't eat like that. What can I do?

Talk to nutritionist. There are many diet plans for diabetics (gestational and otherwise) to fit a variety of diets. It is important to maintain good control of your blood sugars for your baby's health; discuss your usual diet with the nutritionist and work with him or her to develop a plan that will work for you. Read more...
Become more active. You will likely have the same problem with each pregnancy, so in between increase your aerobic activity level and loose weight if possible. Meet with the dietitian to discuss your specific dietary concerns - unless you really just want to eat lousy foods there are usually healthy alternatives. Otherwise you;ll have to take pills or use Insulin shots. Read more...
Low carb food. Avoid high carb foods such as grains, lentils, potato based items. Avoid milk protein (cheese, yogurt, milk, etc). Consume plenty of low carb foods such as eggs, chicken, fish, meats, non starchy vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (example: butter, coconut oil), olive oil, some nuts. Please don't hesitate to contact for more help. Read: https://www.kaushikmd.com/category/recipe/ Read more...

With gestational diabetes when do I have baby docs said they won't let go full term do u have any idea what week docs normally want us to have baby?

Baby. I don't quite understand your doctor's plan. 6 years after my mother was diagnosed with diabetes - not many ways to take control of diabetes in those days - she gave birth to my youngest brother now aged 64. The clinical world has moved forward dramatically since then and I don't understand the reason for your doctor's concern. Let me know the reasons please. Read more...