Gestational Diabetes

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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes is a condition where the level of glucose in the blood tattoo High gestational diabetes is the type of Diabetes that occurs during pregnancy affecting approximately 5 to 9% 5 to 9% of diabetes diabetes blood glucose levels in the woman are raised about the normal ranges for pregnancy after the baby is born born the mother’s blood glucose levels usually return to of to on the us to understand gestational diabetes let’s have a look at how a body usually uses carbohydrate food and balances are blood glucose levels over the my de of of call gh made up of carbohydrates fats and protein these nutrients are digested into smaller pop which I use by the body for different purposes purposes carbohydrate foods are broken down to glucose which is absorbed into the bloodstream to read e to rising blood glucose levels the pancreas releases the hormone called insulin which allows glucose to be be transported from the bloodstream into Austell to be used as energy you can think of incident like a key opening the door to let the glucose into the cell boy


body likes to have a certain amount of glucose in the bloodstream the pancreas will release more insulin when blood glucose levels are high hool glucose is too door ed is stored in the liver on or muscle on muscle this door disorder occurs is released when blood glucose levels. Drop too low to low this usually happens between meals on overnight e level s right e levels range from 48 me the motivator and people without diabetes have for ad hed have recently been diagnosed with gestational diabetes the following information will explain why this is happening happening does it’s happening the placenta is an important organ during pregnancy that allow dogs allows oxygen of food to pass from you to your baby the placenta produces hormones that help heal babies are growing develop develop these hormones also interfere with the action of the mothers insulin season 2 insulin you need to produce two to three times more in tune in to overcome insulin is a n a e body is unable to put use the extra insulin required too much glucose will stay in the bloodstream leading to gestational diabetes y e you babe y has been your baby has been born


your insulin requirements will return to e you sure lly no ows the usually no symptoms associated with gestational diabetes before it is very important to be J eff t a gestational diabetes involves an oral glucose tolerance test on the 24th to 28th week of pregnancy after this date hormone levels are higher than they were and even the pregnancy diagnosis at this stage and I was time to manage your blood glucose levels in order to manage the baby’s growth and prevent complications that be so hool may be screened earlier than the the 24th to the 28th week if there are some was a higher risk of developing gestational diabetes a t true k of the th I at risk of developing gestational diabetes if you are over 30 years of age have a family history of type 2 diabetes or a Buffalo healthy weight range I’ve had gestational diabetes with a previous pregnancy are indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander or from Indian Chinese vietnamese Middle Eastern Polynesian Melanie C in background with you r a ion al gestational diabetes can I have a healthy baby if blood glucose levels except within a safe range if left untreated high blood glucose levels can cause health problems


your baby let’s have a look at how high blood glucose levels can affect you and your baby ur oop ood clot clot clot is the placenta therefore if your blood glucose levels are high your baby’s blood glucose levels would also be high because your baby put produces insulin from an early stage he said blood glucose levels are high they will make extra insulin which may make them grow faster and bigger than necessary that can lead to problems for you and your baby at delivery and blood blood glucose levels during pregnancy can increase your risk of developing a condition called preeclampsia a condition that would lead to high blood pressure and protein in the urine if your baby grow too large there was also risk of an early delivery for the need for instrumental delivery ‘ll be by your baby has been exposed to high blood glucose levels during pregnancy they may experience low blood glucose levels for a few days off after delivery off to delivery as they continue to make extra insulin for know Big Supply the same amount of glucose as they were in the will will not be born with diabetes t want to w how me th s alth risks for you and you r ll be


your baby in the future having gestational diabetes means that both you and your baby are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life your baby is also more likely to be overweight and in childhood and young adulthood although there are risks associated with gestational diabetes the good news is that gestational diabetes can be managed reduce reduce.