Gestational Diabetes UK Mums Facebook support group

Facebook

Gestational Diabetes UK started with the Facebook support group. Since the group launched in 2014, we’ve seen thousands of mothers come through the group and currently have over 6,700 members in our main group. Come and join us today!

Gestational Diabetes UK Instagram

Instagram

Gestational Diabetes UK started with the Facebook support group, but we soon realised that Instagram was a great way to share easy to remember visuals. Follow us today for tips, ideas, inspiration, support and encouragement! #GDUKMums @ gestational_diabetes_uk

Recent Posts

  • Valentine’s Day ♥

    Valentine’s Day ♥

    Happy Valentine's Day! If you've recently been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, you may be left wondering what you are going to eat on special days such as Valentine's Day. I thought it would be nice to share some ideas andRead More »
  • Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year

    Happy Chinese New Year! Kung Hei Fat Choi! For 2019 Chinese New Year we are celebrating the year of the pig! Guest post: written by Elizabeth Cheung-O'Regan for Gestational Diabetes UK, fellow GD Mumma and GD UK Advisor in our FacebookRead More »
  • Fat

    Fat

    High fat diet, cholesterol and heart disease Following our 8 golden rules dietary advice means incorporating high fat into the diet as fat helps slow down the release of glucose from carbs into the bloodstream and helps you to feelRead More »
  • Gestational diabetes party food

    Gestational diabetes party food

    Gestational diabetes Party food Gestational diabetes party food can be hard to try to figure out and may seem daunting or depressing. Party food and buffets can be a carb heavy event which can make selecting food quite tricky withRead More »

Example meal plan

Example meal plan

What is our meal plan like? So that you can get an idea of what our 7 day meal plans look like. Here is one day's example meal plan for you to see and try... Our golden rules to eating

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Medication for gestational diabetes

If blood sugar levels cannot be lowered and stabilised through diet and exercise alone then you will need the help of medication in the form of oral tablets and/or insulin to help lower your blood sugar levels. Here are the three things which are used in gestational diabetes to lower levels...