34 weeks pregnant mother

Question: My blood glucose is 150mg 2 hour post meal. Is it high am i in risk of developing diabetis.. Can i lower the level through diet without medicine?

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Answer: One of the most important ways to treat and control gestational diabetes is diet. A healthy diet can work wonder for managing gestational diabetes. To help maintain a stable blood sugar level, food intake has to be monitored. Here are a few tips for meals if someone has gestational diabetes: Include proteins in every meal. This will keep you satisfied longer. Monitor carbohydrate intake. Carbs can cause dramatic rises and falls in blood sugar levels which is not good for someone with gestational diabetes. Avoid processed food as much as possible Don’t overeat, especially sugary snacks. Avoid starchy food like rice and potatoes Avoid fried food Eat food with a low glycemic index. This keeps blood glucose levels stable for longer. These are a few general tips for diet changes needed in gestational diabetes. Talk with your doctor and nutritionist for a detailed meal plan that will be beneficial for both mother and baby.
Answer: Yes it's high. It should be below 140mg/dl but no need to worry you can control it with diet. Avoid sweets, sugar completely. Avoid foods/fruits high in sugar and carbohydrate like banana, chiku, potato, sweet potato, corn, fried food, dry fruits like Dates, kishmish, kaju. Stay active, drink lots of water.
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    Simi S60 days ago

    Thank u so much. Following

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