Gestational diabetes affects the mother only after the baby's body has been formed. So no birth defects, but babies may develop low blood glucose and breathing difficulty. … The placenta supports the baby as it grows. Hormones from the placenta help the baby develop. But these hormones also block the action of the mother's insulin in her body. This problem is called insulin resistance. Insulin resistance makes it hard for the mother's body to use insulin. She may need up to three times as much insulin.
Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy in under 10% of women. There are few symptoms and it is usually diagnosed during normal blood tests done when you become pregn…ant. It is easily controlled but if left untreated can cause growth abnormalities in the offspring. Gestational Diabetes is when a diabetic condition develops during pregnancy, usually in the 3rd trimester. It is usually self-limiting, meaning, it is resolved and goes away after the baby is born. However, it is a cause of concern. Doctor will require more frequent visits, urinalysis, and possibly more bloodwork. It's important to follow your doctor's orders, so you protect the baby. However, most times, the Gestational Diabetes will improve. It can predispose you to developing diabetes later in life, but that risk is low.
The majority of the time, gestational diabetes goes away. Other times it will develop into prediabetes or type 2.
Insulin dependent gestational diabetes is diabetes in pregnancy that must be treated with insulin. Some women may have milder cases and can lower their blood sugar through… diet and exercise. Others need extra insulin to combat high blood sugar levels in pregnancy.
Diabetes brought about by being pregnant.
Gestational diabetes happens occasionally to women when they are pregnant.
Treatment of gestational diabetes depends on the severity of the case. For women who test on the borderline of gestational diabetes, often the only treatment is a diabetic d…iet (low carb, low sugar) and exercise. Those who test with high blood sugar will need to take insulin injections as well as diet and exercise to maintain normal blood sugar levels. It's important to talk to your doctor about your treatment plan. If left untreated, gestational diabetes can have many adverse affects on your fetus.
The main risk is a baby that gains too much weight in the womb. When your body is not processing sugar regularly (due to insulin resistance) that sugar enters the bloodstream …supplied to the baby. The baby can then pack on the pounds. This is why it is important to maintain a healthy, low-carb, low-sugar diet if you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes.
Doctors typical test for gestational diabetes around week 24 to 28 of a woman's pregnancy. If you have a history of diabetes you may be tested earlier.
A healthy diabetic diet involves strictly limiting carb and sugar intake. In most cases you don't have to completely eliminate carbs and sugars from your diet, but they need t…o be in moderation. Make a goal to eat no more than 45 grams of carbs at each meal. Always pair carbs with proteins, dairy and vegetables for a balanced meal. If you want to allow yourself a sweet, don't overindulge. Have one piece of chocolate but only after meals, never on its own (it can cause the blood sugar to spike). Foods that seem healthy but you should avoid if you have gestational diabetes: orange juice, yogurt with added sugar, most cereals, granola with added sugar, most fruit. Be sure to ask your doctor for more insight on what your diet plan should be.
Hormones from the placenta interfere with the effectiveness of insulin (another hormone produced by the pancreas) during pregnancy, causing gestational diabetes.
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The gestational diabetes test, or blood glucose tolerance test, is typically done between week 24 and 28 of a woman's pregnancy. The woman drinks a sugary drink and her bl…ood is tested for its tolerance to the glucose. If her blood sugar spikes, it is a sign of gestational diabetes.
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Yes, you can eat unlimited vegetables on a diabetic diet.