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Question: Maam how can i control gestational diabetes.. My GCT is 197

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Answer: you need to start metformin treatment and if required insulin shots should be taken. with a high blood suagr level you will have complivcation in dilivery and may suffer blood loss. in 33 weeks diet is also to watch for i will advise taking foods with low gi such as oats poha oats idli oats and multigrain jau bajra atta roti and eating less processed foods avoid banana pomgranate and dates figs eat citrus fruits and vegetables. meet your endocrinologist once and a dietician who can keep a record of your sugar and get one hb1ac test also.
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