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Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes where the blood sugar levels of the body increase during pregnancy. When you are expecting, your body is more repellent to insulin so that a larger amount of glucose is manufactured for the baby’s nourishment. However, this excess blood glucose can build up within the body which causes gestational diabetes. This can lead to health problems for both the mother and the baby. At the end of the gestational period i.e. once the baby is delivered, blood sugar reduces to normal.
When are you at a risk for gestational diabetes?
Gestational diabetes can also be hereditary. If a family member or a relative has diabetes, you are more likely to develop gestational diabetes.
If you are overweight, you are more susceptible to developing gestational diabetes.
What causes gestational diabetes?
During pregnancy, the placenta connects your baby to the blood supply. This produces other hormones which reduce the levels of insulin. This increases the level of blood sugar in your blood. As your baby develops, your body manufactures more of such hormones which block your insulin levels leading to gestational diabetes. This usually occurs from the 20th week of your pregnancy.
Increase in Birth Weight – Extra glucose crosses through the placenta which instigates the baby’s pancreas to manufacture more insulin. This can make your baby very large. Sometimes, it becomes difficult for the baby to pass through the birth canal during childbirth as a result.
Premature Birth and Respiratory Diseases – High blood sugar may increase the risk of an early labor. It may make the baby due before the 37th week of pregnancy. This also makes the baby more susceptible to respiratory disorders.
High Blood Pressure – Gestational diabetes also raises your risks for high blood pressure. This can be fatal for you as well as your baby’s health.
Book an appointment with a dietitian and follow a healthy eating schedule. Limit the amount of carbohydrates and ensure you have a healthy and balanced meal.
Do light exercises regularly during pregnancy. This helps you to control your blood sugar level. Physical activities which require low levels of energy utilization such as swimming and walking will control your blood sugar level without exerting you too much.
- Taking insulin shots and medicine for diabetes will also control your blood sugar levels if you have a pre-existing condition.
In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!
I am Dr Vishwas Parulekar. I am a gynecologist in infertility specialist. I have received my education from K E M hospital and Nair Hospital in Mumbai and I have done diploma in reproductive medicine from KL University Germany. I am practicing for last 20 years and there are a lot of changes in gynecology as well as infertility practice. 20 years back the accessibility of the techniques like IVF and laparoscopy was not easy but nowadays it is very easy and accessible to all the people.
But the mainstay of the treatment race on the accurate diagnosis and in infertility the approach to the diagnosis and management is a team approach where the infertility specialist the one does IVF the sonologist the one who does the sonography and the laparoscopic surgeon who does the laparoscopy and hysteroscopy on the patient. They should have the best coordination and that is lacking in many of the places. So our hospital stands out in this respect that we have all these facilities under one roof and done by the same team.
So the coordination in the treatment and diagnosis is the best so we do here 3D 4D sonography along with colour Doppler and routine 2D sonography and we do laparoscopy and hysteroscopy along with all the laparoscopic and hysteroscopy procedure. Whatever I needed to treat infertility and we can do in for in vitro fertilization and with ICSI and IMCI with laser assisted hatching and we can do the freezing of the eggs embryos and spermatozoa so you also do the surrogacy treatment in our Centre.
We have helped hundreds of the couples in last 10 to 12 years of our infertility practice and Our centre is a state of the art centre and it is easily accessible and it is also not very expensive so it is really affordable people are costly procedure like IVF or ICSI can be done in analysis the cost of any common surgery which people do in a private nursing home if you want to know more about your infertility condition and you if you want to talk to me you can book an appointment through lybrate.com
Sir my papa (age 63 ,a diabetic fasting 182,(hb 6.8 detected, treatment started) is having swelling in feet in lower part, since last week, what I can give best diet for him to increase HB and taking sugar level too. And the swelling of feet is the result of low HB? Pls guide me,.
Sir. My wife was 27 yr old and she is suffering from thyroid, pain in whole of the body & obesity so kindly consult what I do for her.
My father have diabetes since 3 years and since 1 years he is suffering from pain in his left arm. Although his blood sugar level normal he has high bp. So what may be the cause of pain. He visited many doctors but there is no change in his pain. Could you help me please.
With sedentary lifestyle, refined and processed food habits, obesity and diabetes is the new age epidemic. India, in fact, is being termed as the diabetes capital of the world given the huge rise in the number of cases over the last couple of decades.
There are well established risk factors for diabetes and if these can be managed, then the chance of delaying onset, controlling progress and containing complications are highly possible. Read on to know how simple things can be effective in preventing and managing diabetes.
Weight control: Obesity is the most important risk factor for developing diabetes. A person with normal BMI is 20 to 40 times less likely to develop diabetes than an overweight person. Losing about 10% of the excess weight can help prevent diabetes by more than 50%. Check with your doctor what should be the ideal recommended weight for you and draw up a routine (diet, exercise, etc.) that will help you achieve and stay around that weight range.
Exercise: All methods of exercise help in moving the muscles, which is drastically reduced given our sedentary lifestyle. Moving the muscle (as much and as often as possible) ensures they absorb more glucose and reduce the stress on insulin production. Something as simple as brisk walking for 30 minutes is good enough to reduce the chances of developing diabetes by 50%.
Don’t be a couch potato: If watching television is your favourite pastime, it is time to change it. This puts people at risk of developing obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Also, watching television is usually associated with overeating, further adding to the risk of diabetes.
Fibrous foods: Eating fibrous fruits and vegetables as compared to refined and fried foods helps prevent diabetes.
Whole grains vs processed foods: When you have to choose between a pizza and a bowl of brown rice, go for the latter.
Good fats vs bad fats: Polyunsaturated fatty acids are found in vegetable oils, nuts, and seeds and help control diabetes. Trans fats present in margarine and baked foods are best avoided.
Smoking: Quit smoking and you will note how beneficial it is in preventing diabetes.
Alcohol: Moderate amount helps in effective functioning of the insulin.
If you have a family history or have risk factors, follow the above to prevent diabetes. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!