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What meal and snack ideas for gestational diabetes actually work?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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