Gentle Exercises for Gestational Diabetes Patients

Gentle Exercises for Gestational Diabetes Patients

benefits of exercise for gestational diabetesStaying active is an important part of just about every pregnancy. It helps to keep both you and your unborn child healthy, keeps blood pumping, and can actually help to increase energy especially while you feel like you have none. Gestational diabetes patients can especially benefit from getting some regular exercise.

The Benefits of Exercise for Gestational Diabetes

Regular exercise can actually help you control your gestational diabetes. This is because it gives your body a healthy outlet to expend extra sugar and calories, which in turn can help to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. In fact, studies have shown that in many cases, moderate exercise during pregnancy can actually help to control blood glucose levels almost as well as taking insulin. [Read more…]

Grocery Shopping With Gestational Diabetes

Grocery Shopping With Gestational Diabetes

Grocery Shopping With Gestational DiabetesGrocery shopping is not typically one of people’s favorite chores, but it is an important one. Unfortunately, in order to put food on the table you have to brave the aisles and florescent lights. If you are a mother to be with gestational diabetes, what you buy when grocery shopping affects more than just yourself. What you eat affects your glucose levels and your unborn child.

A successful grocery trip relies on a few different factors. Using these simple tips can make your grocery shopping trips more efficient and also help to make sure that the items you bring home fit into a healthy diet plan.

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