Your Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT) showed that you have gestational diabetes but it doesn’t tell how you’ll manage through the rest of your pregnancy. Fingerprick testing is the best way of monitoring the amount of glucose your baby is being exposed to. Your placental hormones increase throughout the pregnancy so how your levels look to start with may not be the same in a few weeks down the track. Ongoing monitoring is needed to keep an eye on things. Your doctor can also arrange additional laboratory tests to get further information about your diabetes control.
I’m Lisa Taylor, the mum behind GDRecipes. I created this site after having GDM myself & because I love food. I’d like to inspire, motivate & support you to cook & eat well during your pregnancy with GDM & beyond. Come read my story. My kitchen is your kitchen. ... Read more
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