Treatment for gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is normally treated using a combination of methods: medication and self-care, including diet and exercise.

Pregnant woman carrying yoga mat and water bottle.

Some women manage their condition through diet and exercise alone. But whether or not you are taking medication or insulin, you need to make sure your diet and lifestyle helps your blood glucose levels as much as possible.

The day-to-day reality of watching what you eat can be challenging until you get used to it. 

Read more on treatment for gestational diabetes.


Last reviewed on March 1st, 2015. Next review date March 1st, 2018.

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