Help your patient with gestational diabetes care for herself and her baby. This booklet offers key, need-to-know information with color illustrations and easy-to-read text for improved health literacy. Explains what gestational diabetes is, how it is managed and what medications are used to treat it. Includes topics such as nutrition, physical activity, glucose testing, ketones and problem solving. Also covers what to do after your baby is born, managing future risks and becoming pregnant again. Fifth edition. 2013. 36 pages.
Part of the Self-Care series, this booklet includes the following topics:
• Finding Out You Have Gestational Diabetes
• What Is Gestational Diabetes?
• Managing Gestational Diabetes
• Your Treatment Plan
• Your Diabetes Medications
• Problem Solving
• Your Baby's Arrival
• After Your Baby Is Born