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This article provides a general overview on this topic and may not apply to everyone. To ﬁnd out if this article applies to you and to get more information on this subject, talk to your family doctor. Copyright © 2000-2004 American Academy of Family Physicians Permission is granted to print and photocopy this material for nonproﬁt educational uses. Written permission is required for all other uses, including electronic uses. Copyright © 2005 JupiterImages, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation. All Rights Reserved....Gestational Diabetes: What it Means for Me and. My Baby. Utah Diabetes Prevention & Control Program. P O Box 142107. Salt Lake City, Ut 84114-2107 ...
My Gestational Diabetes Record. • Take a few moments to write down foods you eat, your blood glucose, and your exercise. Showing this record to your health care provider can help you and your provider plan the care for your baby and you. Meals and Snacks: Write down the times you eat, what you eat, how much you eat and how it was prepared. Blood Glucose Readings: Test your blood in the morning before breakfast (fasting) and test 1 OR 2 hours after the start of your meal. Choose either a 1-hour OR 2-hour check and try to stick with testing at the same time after each meal. Circle the 1-hour OR 2-hour value so your provider will know at which time you checked. Exercise: Write down what you do and how long you do it....
Gestational diabetes (pronounced jess-TAY-shun-ul die-uh-BEET-eez) is a type of high blood sugar that only pregnant women get. In fact, the word “gestational” means pregnant. If a woman gets high blood sugar when she’s pregnant, but she never had high blood sugar before, she has gestational diabetes. Between 2 percent and 10 percent of U.S. pregnancies are affected by the condition every year,1 making it one of the top health concerns related to pregnancy. If not treated, gestational diabetes can cause problems for mothers and babies, some of them serious.... Most of the time, gestational diabetes goes away after the baby is born.
Gestational diabetes mellitus. (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance that begins or is first detected during pregnancy.1–3 GDM affects ~ 7% of all pregnancies, ...The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) most commonly used to diagnose GDM in the United States is the 3-hour, 100-g OGTT. According to diagnostic criteria recommended by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), GDM is diagnosed if two or more plasma glucose levels meet or exceed the following thresholds: fasting glucose concentration of 95 mg/dl, 1-hour glucose concentration of 180 mg/dl, 2-hour glucose concentration of 155 mg/dl, or 3-hour glucose concentration of 140 mg/dl.1,2,4 These values are lower than the thresholds recommended by the National Diabetes Data Group
WHAT IS GESTATIONAL DIABETES? Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar that occurs ONLY in pregnant women who do not already have diabetes. It usually goes away once the baby is born. Only a small number of women are affected. It occurs at about the 24th week of pregnancy, when your body makes large amounts of hormones to help your baby grow. These hormones may make it difﬁcult for your...insulin to work the way it should. When this happens, your blood sugar rises. Most women with gestational diabetes have healthy babies. Still, the gestational diabetes has to be treated until your baby is born. Keeping your blood sugar as near normal as possible can help prevent problems for you and your baby.
Advisory Council would like to thank the following dedicated health professionals who reviewed the Gestational Diabetes Care Guidelines. Jeffrey L. Bendt, MD ...The choice to use 130 rather than 140 as the cut off value will increase the correct diagnosis of GDM by 10% but also will increase the number of patients requiring a 3 hour OGTT from 15 to 25%. Providers should choose which cut off value to use based on GDM prevalence in their patient population and testing costs. Clinical Diabetes 1998; 16(1):4-11.
Gestational diabetes (GDM) is defined as carbohydrate intolerance that begins ... Keywords gestational diabetes mellitus, epidemiology, risk factors, Type 2 ...Gestational diabetes (GDM) is defined as carbohydrate intolerance that begins or is first recognized during pregnancy. Although it is a well-known cause of pregnancy complications, its epidemiology has not been studied systematically. Our aim was to review the recent data on the epidemiology of GDM, and to describe the close relationship of GDM to prediabetic states, in addition to the risk of future deterioration in insulin resistance and development of overt Type 2 diabetes. We found that differences in screening programmes and diagnostic criteria make it difficult to compare frequencies of GDM among various populations.
gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) include the following: Explain how changes in ... Why Is Your Blood Glucose Level High? When you eat, your body breaks down the food into glucose. Your body uses the glucose to feed your cells so they have energy. Glucose cannot get into a cell by itself. Your body makes insulin to move the glucose through your blood into your cells. If you have gestational diabetes, your body cannot make enough insulin. Glucose builds up in your bloodstream. Your blood glucose levels go up....In: American Dietetic Association Guide to Gestational Diabetes. Mellitus.Explain that self-management is the key to achieving and maintaining blood glucose control. Self-management includes medical nutrition therapy, self-monitoring of blood glucose levels, physical activity, and medication, if necessary.
What is gestational diabetes? Similarities and differences between gestational diabetes and other types of diabetes (type 1 and type 2) When and how you found out you have gestational diabetes ... gestational diabetes and other types of diabetes (type 1 ... Risks Related to Gestational Diabetes. Caring for ...