Gestational Self-Management Diabetes Classes andor Individual Appointments
 
 

Gestational Self-Management Diabetes Classes and/or Individual Appointments

The diabetes educator team has developed a special program for expectant moms. They receive medical guidance, nutritional counseling and meal planning from registered dietitians and registered nurses who are certified diabetes educators. Referral by your physician required. Services are often reimbursed by insurance.

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    Diabetes in Pregnancy

    Two types of diabetes can occur during pregnancy—pre-existing diabetes, which will continue after pregnancy, and gestational diabetes, which will go away after the baby is born. Diabetes is a condition in which your body doesn’t make enough insulin or you can’t use it correctly. This video offers details on how these two types diabetes can affect a pregnancy.