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How should I take care of myself if I have gestational diabetes?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Sugar control

Watch your diet, decrease sugars and carbs, exercise daily, and check your sugars.
Most gd can be controlled without medication.

In brief: Sugar control

Watch your diet, decrease sugars and carbs, exercise daily, and check your sugars.
Most gd can be controlled without medication.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine

In brief: Paleo diet/low carb

Contrary to popular belief, best way to improve diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, and weight is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potatoes based items).
Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance. Low carb foods: eggs, fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. This can help avoid meds

In brief: Paleo diet/low carb

Contrary to popular belief, best way to improve diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, and weight is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potatoes based items).
Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance. Low carb foods: eggs, fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. This can help avoid meds
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
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Dr. Jeffrey Unger
Family Medicine

In brief: Lifestyle changes

Exercise, exercise, exercise, weight loss and more exercise.
Your choice!

In brief: Lifestyle changes

Exercise, exercise, exercise, weight loss and more exercise.
Your choice!
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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