The management and treatment of gestational diabetes is a team effort, involving the woman with gestational diabetes, her family, her doctor (and sometimes specialists), dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator. There are three basic components that you can control to effectively manage gestational diabetes. They involve:
- Monitoring blood glucose levels at home
- Adopting a healthy eating pattern plan
- Physical activity.
Some women will need insulin.
In this Section
Monitoring Blood Glucose Levels