Gestational Diabetes

Mar 6, 2018

Easter, Diabetes and Sugar Cravings

By Roberta Kleinman|2018-03-08T10:13:27-05:00Updated: March 6th, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Gestational, Health & Wellness, Newsletters, Pre-Diabetes, Type 1|1 Comment

Walking into the stores you see enormous chocolate bunnies, marshmallow /caramel filled Easter eggs (or chicks), sugar laden Easter peeps in yellow, green and pink along with a wide assortment of colored jelly beans or gummy bunnies all in preparation for the Easter Holiday.

Oct 3, 2016

Choosing a Diabetes Glucose Meter

By ADW|2022-09-01T14:03:13-04:00Updated: October 3rd, 2016|Diabetes Management, General Information, Gestational, Pre-Diabetes, Type 1|2 Comments

People with diabetes need to control their blood sugar. Using a diabetes glucose kit is a way to measure your blood sugar and make changes as needed. Find out how to choose a glucose meter for better diabetes management.

What is a Blood Glucose Meter?

Blood glucose meters are used to measure and display the […]

Sep 12, 2016

Devices to Make Your Diabetes Life Easier

By ADW|2023-09-25T10:54:42-04:00Updated: September 12th, 2016|Children, Diabetes Management, Gestational, Type 1|1 Comment

Managing diabetes is an ongoing challenge as people try to keep their blood glucose levels stable. Knowledge and the right equipment can make a major difference. Discover a few diabetes devices to help make your diabetes life easier.

The I-Port Takes Shots for People with Diabetes

Many people with diabetes need to administer insulin throughout the day. With […]

Sep 5, 2014

What To Eat When on your Gestational Diabetes Diet

By ADW|2023-09-29T09:22:09-04:00Updated: September 5th, 2014|Diabetes Management, Gestational|0 Comments

Proper nutrition is important during pregnancy if you have gestational diabetes. When you have gestational diabetes your are at risk of developing high blood sugar that can be harmful to you and your baby. A special meal plan coupled with healthy lifestyle habits can help keep your blood sugar levels under control.

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Sep 5, 2014

5 Basic Tips with Gestational Diabetes

By ADW|2022-09-26T18:48:38-04:00Updated: September 5th, 2014|Diabetes Management, Gestational|0 Comments

About 18 percent of pregnant women develop high levels of blood sugar during pregnancy. This condition is referred to as gestational diabetes (GDM). It usually occurs around the 24th week of pregnancy and it involves elevated blood sugar levels due to pregnancy hormones. Learn the basics about gestational diabetes and what it means to you and […]

Sep 5, 2014

The Basics of Gestational Diabetes – Part 1

By Roberta Kleinman|2014-09-08T11:37:04-04:00Updated: September 5th, 2014|Gestational, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Gestational diabetes is a common complication of pregnancy that affects around 200,000 women in the United States a year which translates into 4-10% of pregnancies. According to the most recent research “5 in 100 women will come back with a positive test for gestational diabetes”. Most women have little or no symptoms although some may […]

Feb 24, 2012

What is Gestational Diabetes?

By ADW|2017-10-27T14:08:32-04:00Updated: February 24th, 2012|Diabetes Management, Gestational|0 Comments

Gestational diabetes affects pregnant women who have never had diabetes before. A woman experiences high blood sugar levels during pregnancy which may have a serious impact on her and the baby. It is estimated 18 percent of pregnant women experience gestational diabetes.


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