Most of those who reading this article might have heard only about type 1 or type 2 diabetes but gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes which develops only in pregnant women. This situation arises when you have too much sugar in your blood during pregnancy.
These symptoms are generally minimal or mild, but can still cause complications for both mother and child, so should not be ignored.
When our body is no longer able to respond effectively to insulin, gestational diabetes develops and this case is similar to type 2 diabetes. Hormonal changes in pregnant women causes variation in insulin resistance and the hormones that are responsible for elevated blood sugar levels are,
Following a specific meal plan helps you to keep your blood sugar levels under control to some extent. Here are a few key points to remember while planning your diet.
*Disclaimer: The results may vary from person to person, depending on age, sex, body weight and a lot of other factors.*