Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM), more commonly known as gestational diabetes, is a type of diabetes that happens during pregnancy and causes high blood sugar levels. If you have gestational diabetes, your doctor or midwife will refer you to a diabetes team consisting of an endocrinologist, registered nurse and registered dietitian who will discuss with you… Continue reading Tips to eat well with Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes (GDM) can happen during pregnancy as hormone levels in your body change. When you are diagnosed with GDM, you may have heard that you cannot have sugar anymore. Some people that are pregnant with GDM may find that it's very hard to manage sugar intake from food and beverages, they may find it… Continue reading Sugar and Gestational Diabetes
You are 24-28 weeks pregnant and you just got your sugar checked. Your doctor tells you that you have Gestational Diabetes (GDM). This means high sugars in your blood, during your pregnancy. It is normal for this to happen in pregnancy. It happens to some pregnant parents but not everyone. It's possible to have healthy… Continue reading 6 ways to eat well with Gestational Diabetes
"At my last prenatal appointment I was told that I have high sugars, but why? I don't eat a lot of sweets." As a registered dietitian working with pregnant clients, this is a common question I am asked. I'm sure many of you are wondering the same thing. So… why are my sugars high? Let… Continue reading Gestational Diabetes: Why is my sugar high during pregnancy?