29 weeks pregnant mother

Question: My gestational diabetes test after glucose is 206. Report says 80% chances of diabetes.... please suggest what i should do to control the same.

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Answer: Hello, you should have proper diet to keep it controlled. Diet Plan for Gestational Diabetes Early Morning : (7.00 Am)  Kesar and cardamom + cinnamon flavored Milk(1 glass)  Whole Wheat Rusks(2 pieces ) Soaked Almonds (6 pieces)  Breakfast (9.00 Am)  Besan/ Mung dal chilla with chopped Palak and grated carrots – (2 medium sized) Curd1 Soup Bowl(1 Soup Bowl) OR Egg Omlette(2 No.) Toasted Brown Bread (2 slices) OR Vegetable oats upama (1 soup bowl) 11.00 Am  Apple /Guava / Pomegranate (1 medium size)  12.00 Pm  Coconut water / Lemonade (1 glass)  LUNCH(1.30 Pm)  Quinoa / Brown rice pulav with veggies (carrots , beans, capsicum , onions etc )- 1.5 soup bowl Dal tadka / Fish curry(1 soup bowl) sliced cucumber (1 medium) sliced tomatoes(2 medium size) (2.15 pm )Post Lunch walk  (15 mins ) 2.30 Pm  Buttermilk(1 glass)  4.30 Pm  Tea(1 cup) / Milk Wheat and methi Khakara (2 medium ) 6.00 Pm  2 Table spoon – Museli / wheat flakes / oats bite (avoid the sugar coated cereals ) 1 bowl milk 1 /2 apple with the peel evening walks (15 mins ) 7.30 Pm  Vegetable soup / Chicken soup(1 soup bowl)  DINNER (8.00 Pm)  Multi-grain roti with ghee (1 tsp )(2 medium size) Palak paneer veg(1 bowl, home made) Koshimbir / salad(1 bowl) (9.15 pm )Post dinner walk  (15 mins ) 10.00 Pm  Milk(1 glass) Soaked Almonds (6 pieces)
Answer: Hi Gestational diabetes can occur any stage of the pregnancy. So u have to follow a good diet so ur baby and you are not affected by it. You should eat less sugary stuff like biscuits cakes icecream etc. Try having small meals throughout the day so ur calories are distributed all over the day wch makes it easy to reduce ur sugar levels try eating more complex carbohydrate and lean proteins like chicken fish etc. Limit food containing lots of starch like potatoes rice etc avoid fruits like mangoes or jackfruit that spike ur sugar levels. Include avocado or butter fruit apples pears peaches. Eat whole grains.
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