False hypos

False hypos A false hypo can be where someone experiences hypo-type symptoms but their blood sugar levels are within what is classed as normal levels, or where a diet-controlled or Metformin treated patient with diabetes experiences slightly lower blood sugar levels....

Hypos

Hypoglycaemia (Hypos) Hypos are the main side effect of insulin treatment.  This can happen if your blood sugar levels drop below 4.0mmol/L (although some professionals will advise that hypo levels are below 3.5mmol/L)  A handy phrase to remember once you...

Ramadan and gestational diabetes

This post is to provide information and support around fasting for Ramadan and gestational diabetes pregnancy. This year Ramadan has been announced to start on 23rd March 2023. Ramadan is held during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is a time for spiritual...

Chocolate with gestational diabetes

Can you eat chocolate with gestational diabetes? Chocolate is a sweet treat that has added refined sugar and so many mums may prefer not to push the boundaries and choose not to eat chocolate with gestational diabetes. Too much, or the wrong kind of...

Gestational Diabetes Baby Shower

Everything you need to know about holding a Gestational Diabetes Baby Shower This post is for all those lucky mamas that are fortunate enough to be surrounded by some lovely family and friends who want to throw them baby showers. Having never had a baby shower myself,...

Sugar Free Sweets, Biscuits and Chocolates

Sugar-free, no added sugar, and diabetic specialist foods Sugar-free sweets, biscuits, and no added sugar chocolate; Wooohoooo! When looking in the shops, you may see items which are labelled as sugar-free and no added sugar, which is marketed as suitable for...

Gestational Diabetes Christmas

The Ultimate Gestational Diabetes Christmas Guide Here’s your ultimate survival guide to a gestational diabetes Christmas! This post is dedicated to all our members who are looking at ways to stay on track through the festive period, which is packed with food,...