Gestational Diabetes: What to Expect
American Diabetes Association
The ultimate reference guide for pregnant women with gestational diabetes, this book provides detailed information you need to allay your fears, maintain a healthy pregnancy, and deliver a healthy baby. Revised and expanded to include new insulins and oral medications, dietary precautions, sample blood sugar monitoring log, and meal plans with three calorie levels.
Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that occurs only in pregnant women. Gestational Diabetes: What to Expect is designed to help women with gestational diabetes have a successful and healthy pregnancy. The book discusses potential health problems that can result if gestational diabetes is not treated. Also covered are guidelines for exercise during pregnancy, meal planning advice, birth control choices for after pregnancy, as well as insulin therapy and monitoring blood sugars. This 72-page book is a good introduction to gestational diabetes.(Third Edition) by the American Diabetes Association. ISBN 0-945448-90-2.2005