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What to watch out for when diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes?

I recently had a glucose test and my doctor said I was just over a certain percentage and have gestational diabetes. I am a real tiny girl and have always tried to eat healthy my whole pregnancy. Does anyone know what I should be watching out for with this diagnosis? Share your stories I look forward to your answers.

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Asked by MasonsMom2B at 10:12 AM on Apr. 13, 2011 in Health

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  • You call your doctor's office, because they should have scheduled you with a nutritionist, give a blood sugar monitor, and give you guidelines on what you need to do.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:19 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Have you taken the 3 hour test yet?  When the first test shows that they usually will give you a 3 hour test.  Dehydration.  Make sure to drink plenty of fluids. 


    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 10:20 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • I had the second test over the weekend that was 2 hours. I am seeing my doctor tonight to see what they found.

    Comment by MasonsMom2B (original poster) at 5:17 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

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