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 It is a form of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women. Those who develop this are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Symptoms

     In most cases,there are no symptoms but people may experience;

1. Excessive hunger

2. Excessive thirst

3. Fatigue

4. Frequent urination

Treatment

  This include daily blood sugar monitoring, a healthy diet, exercise and monitoring the baby.

  if blood sugar is too high,medications is required.

  Self care

Healthy diet

  A  diet  that provides essential nutrients and adequate calories,while avoiding excess sugar,carbohydrates and fatty foods.

Diabetic diet

  Diet that helps diabetics control their blood sugar( glocuse) by reducing sugar and carbohydrates. For instance less bread n soda.

Physical  exercise

  Aerobic activity for 20-30 minutes 5 times a week improves cardiovascular health. If injured, pursuing an activity that avoids the injured muscle group or joint can help maintain physical function while recovering.

Gestational Diabetes ( diabetes in pregnancy)


 It is a form of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women. Those who develop this are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Symptoms

     In most cases,there are no symptoms but people may experience;

1. Excessive hunger

2. Excessive thirst

3. Fatigue

4. Frequent urination

Treatment

  This include daily blood sugar monitoring, a healthy diet, exercise and monitoring the baby.

  if blood sugar is too high,medications is required.

  Self care

Healthy diet

  A  diet  that provides essential nutrients and adequate calories,while avoiding excess sugar,carbohydrates and fatty foods.

Diabetic diet

  Diet that helps diabetics control their blood sugar( glocuse) by reducing sugar and carbohydrates. For instance less bread n soda.

Physical  exercise

  Aerobic activity for 20-30 minutes 5 times a week improves cardiovascular health. If injured, pursuing an activity that avoids the injured muscle group or joint can help maintain physical function while recovering.
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