Gestational Diabetes

Introduction to Gestational Diabetes

During pregnancy, some women develop high blood sugar levels. This condition is known as gestational diabetes. Its longer name is gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).

Gestational diabetes typically develops between the 24th and 28th weeks of pregnancy. Here are some materials about GDM that can help keep you and your baby healthy during your pregnancy.

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CDC Information (English)
CDC Information (Spanish)

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating during pregnancy

The Healthy Plate – American diet

The Healthy Plate – Asian diet

The Healthy Plate – Latino diet

Meal and snack options

Insulin Use

Blood Sugar

Target blood sugar ranges

Blood sugar log

Hypoglycemia during pregnancy

Other Information

Sick day guidelines