Learn what gestational diabetes is, and how hormones produced during pregnancy affect your blood glucose levels.
Understand the risks to both you and your baby, and learn the steps you have to take to help avoid complications caused by gestational diabetes.
Learn why choosing healthy carbohydrate and other food groups, while managing portion sizes, is important in controlling your blood glucose level and in providing enough nutrients to you and your growing baby.
Learn why exercising safely is an important part of managing gestational diabetes, and understand how to prevent low blood glucose while exercising.
Watch this demonstration of how to test your blood glucose levels at home.
Learn why injected insulin may be prescribed for a woman with gestational diabetes.
Learn why monitoring your blood glucose and ketone levels at home and keeping regular healthcare visits are important when you have gestational diabetes.