Tag Archives: gestational diabetes

Gestational Diabetes Diet. Everything You Need to Know

What is a Gestational Diabetes Diet and How to Prevent Pregnancy Complications? A gestational diabetes diet is something you should know if doctors diagnosed you with gestational diabetes. It is a type of diabetes diagnosed during pregnancy.  Just like type I and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes affects how your body uses glucose also known […]

What is A1c?

What is A1c? A1c is purely a reflection of average blood sugars.  It comes in percentages.  For example, 7% A1c corresponds to an average blood sugar of 150.  6% A1c corresponds to 120 average blood sugars.  8% corresponds to 180 average blood sugars.  As you may have noticed, every 1% change in A1c reflects a […]

Do I need insulin?

In my diabetes care center, I get a question from my patients frequently which is “why do I need insulin”. Do I need insulin at all? Good questions to ask. If your doctor can not answer this question, read this article. Still has questions? Call us at 1 800-644-3963 for a free consultation. A lot of […]

What is Gestational Diabetes

Prefer to Watch a Video? What is and How to Deal with Gestational Diabetes High blood sugars times start happening at or after 24-week of pregnancy is called gestational diabetes. So, what is gestational diabetes? Gestation means pregnancy. As a result, gestational diabetes means diabetes during pregnancy. The reason we give a special name is […]