13 weeks pregnant mother

Question: My fasting blood sugar comes around 136 in glucometer and the Hba1c test result is 6•8, please advise am I diabetic?

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Answer: Hello... The normal blood sugar level during pregnancy is or at below95 mg/dL, after one hour of meal is to be below140 mg/dL,after two hour of meal below 120 mg/dL,the difference in the values will consider as gestation diabetes Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a women without diabetes, will have higher blood sugar in pregnancy. Please don't get worried dear, It will not harm your baby ,if you maintain a steady amount of sugar in your blood.with proper diet and exercise it can be controlled,and you will produce a healthy baby.... These are few stragies can be followed to control blood sugar Limit the intake of corbohydrate in your diet , avoid to have white rice ,you can have rice in millet varieties Include more proteins in your diet,that includes dairy products,lean chicken, fish , lentils, nuts and seeds Take lot of vegetables in your diet, avoid starchy vegetables like potatoes , peas ... Because it will increase the sugar level. Intake of fiber rich fruits like apples,pears , guava will help a lot Avoid sugar, caffeine, soft drinks, pastries,oil fried food Exercise Regular exercise in pregnancy will keep your sugar in control,go for mild walk morning and evening Make yourself engaged in some activities Try maternity yoga, don't get stressed, relaxed and be happy, have a safe and happy pregnancy.. Thank you .
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    Rati Jaiswal313 days ago

    Thanks a lot :)

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