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Treatments for Gestational Diabetes

Treatment aims to control your glucose level, which helps to reduce possible complications to you and your baby.
The treatment and management of gestational diabetes typically involves:
  • Making lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthy diet and beginning an exercise program
  • Checking your blood glucose level on a regular basis
  • Giving yourself insulin injections
Treatment involves the following:
Lifestyle changesMedicationsAlternative and complementary therapiesOther treatments

References

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116237/Gestational-diabetes-mellitus-GDM . Updated June 29, 2017. Accessed September 12, 2017.
What I need to know about gestational diabetes. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) website. Available at: http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/gestational/#7. Accessed September 12, 2017.

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