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Gestational Diabetes

I am concerned that I had undiagnosed diabetes when I got pregnant. I was just diagnosed with gestational diabetes at 28 weeks. Will my baby have birth defects? I have changed my eating habits so I don’t require insulin. Is it too late?

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I am 32 years old and 28 weeks pregnant with identical twin boys. I just failed my 1 hour test and I am very concerned. I have been looking everywhere for a list of foods that I should and shouldn’t eat.

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I am trying to get pregnant right now and had gestational diabetes with my first child. What precautions I need to be taking to insure that my baby is okay during the first crucial weeks after conception? Should I go back to a diabetic diet? I have concerns about my baby getting the nutrients it needs in the first trimester if I do.

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I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes 30 weeks into my pregnancy, and I am taking insulin. Between the carbohydrate restricted diet and insulin, my glucose levels are generally okay, yet I’m still spilling small-moderate amounts of ketones all day. Why?

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I am 28 weeks pregnant, I had a glucose tolerance test a few days ago, and I have a lot of questions.

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My 38 year old wife is 26 weeks pregnant with our second child and was just diagnosed with gestational diabetes which she also had during her first pregnancy. We know the possible outcomes, but are there any existing statistics regarding survival rates of infants of mothers with GDM who take insulin that may help ease my wife’s mind?

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I have gestational diabetes and was put on a diet that I seem to be unable to handle. I have cut down on my sugar and carbs and I have no energy now. What would happen to me and/or my baby if I do not follow my diet strictly?

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I had gestational diabetes with my twin pregnancy. However, the condition was not treated and my sons were born with hypoglycemia. Their sugar level was 11. One of my babies was born unconscious. He is now 2 1/2 and having difficulty attending to any activity. What are the complications from such low blood sugar at birth?

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I am 36 weeks pregnant, and my doctor told me I have diabetes. What are the risks for my baby if I have a high sugar? Is it very complicated to have a situation like this during pregnancy?

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I have gestational diabetes. How soon after you eat should to test your blood?

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