Pregnancy If You Have Diabetes

High blood sugar levels early in the pregnancy (before 13 weeks) can cause birth defects. they also can increase the risks of miscarriage and diabetes-related complications. but many women don’t…. If you have gestational diabetes, you’re more likely to go into labor early ( preterm labor ). babies who are born early are more likely to have health problems and may also need extra care after birth. you may also have a higher risk of high blood pressure or preeclampsia.. Continue reading

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Fruits To Eat And Avoid If You Have Diabetes

When people with diabetes are looking for something good to eat, they’ll think “anything but the banana,” maarouf says. “while a whole banana (depending on the size) may be a shade over 30 carbs, it could be just 10 carbs more than a flour tortilla or an average slice of bread,” she says.. Eating certain foods while limiting others can help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar levels. a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and healthful proteins can have significant benefits. Apricots for a scrumptious, fiber-rich bite. apricots are a sweet summer-fruit staple and a wonderful addition to your diabetes meal plan. one apricot has just 17 calories and 4 g of carbohydrates. four fresh apricots equal one serving and provide more than 50 percent of your daily vitamin a requirement.. Continue reading

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