Some women develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy. It is usually related to the fact that your body is less able to use insulin due to the hormonal changes of pregnancy.
Some women develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy. It’s treated with special meal plans and exercise, but it may require blood glucose testing and insulin injections. In most instances, it goes away once the baby is born. However, women who have gestational diabetes are at greater risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Why Choose UHealth?
Expert advice on managing diabetes during pregnancy. Our health care professionals will help you develop and follow a healthy eating plan and remain – or get – physically active. You may need insulin if your nutrition plan and physical activity fail to keep your blood glucose in your target range.
Personalized care in one location. The Comprehensive Diabetes Center at the Lennar Foundation Medical Center gives you access to multiple, premier specialists in a single location, so you can conveniently see several providers in a day. This process enhances communication among everyone involved in your health care, resulting in improved quality of care. Your personal patient navigator will assist you in coordinating care and scheduling visits based on your needs.