25 weeks pregnant mother

Question: Helow I have gestational diabetes Dr. Advised me metformin medicine twice a day... But some one told me I should go for insulin... I am worried.. Is insulin good instead of Tablets

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Answer: Yes insulin is advised in pregnancy diabetes.
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