Staying safe in hot weather – Gestational diabetes and heat Summer has arrived and so what does that mean for you lovely ladies as far as staying safe in the hot weather, plus gestational diabetes and heat is concerned? Here’s a few points
Foods that may help naturally lower blood sugar levels This post is to share research and evidence around foods which may help to give naturally lower blood sugar levels. Not only a post for mothers with gestational diabetes, but one
Could you be missing the spike in your blood sugar levels? A spike in blood sugar levels is the highest peak your blood sugar levels reach after eating or drinking. But could you be missing the spike? Depending on your
High blood sugar levels with gestational diabetes High blood sugar levels are where your blood sugar levels go over YOUR test target. So that is anything 0.1mmol/l over your target e.g. if your target is 7.8mmol and you get 7.9mmol/l,
Low levels with gestational diabetes – How low is too low? Many women diagnosed with gestational diabetes are not given much information or advice around low levels. A question that we get asked frequently in our Facebook support group, is
32 – 36 weeks the toughest time… My levels have gone crazy?! Between 32 – 36 weeks are what we know to be the toughest time for gestational diabetes. It’s at around this point that we typically see insulin resistance worsen.