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Gestational Diabetes and Insulin- Why It’s Not A Failure

Gestational diabetes is a common condition in pregnancy, causing elevated blood sugar levels. While it can be challenging to deal with, there are various strategies to manage it effectively, and it’s crucial to remember that starting medications does not equate to failure.  In this blog, we will discuss the importance of diet and lifestyle interventions, …

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The Best Ways to Control Gestational Diabetes Naturally

An Evidence-Based Whole Food Approach to Gestational Diabetes Management Gestational diabetes is a common condition, with rates steadily increasing over the past few years. Gestational Diabetes is caused by placental hormones causing insulin resistance resulting in high blood sugar levels that impact a baby’s and mom’s health.  With the right treatment plan for gestational diabetes, …

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The Best Blood Sugar Testing Guide for Gestational Diabetes

A gestational diabetes diagnosis can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be with the right support. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is a key component of managing gestational diabetes. Simply testing your blood sugar regularly can give important information to your care team to create the best and easiest plan to control your …

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Signs of High Blood Sugar in Gestational Diabetes: What to Know

Monitoring your blood sugars can be stressful and confusing. Thankfully, knowledge is power, and the more you understand your body, the easier it will be to control. In this blog, we’ll explore the signs of high blood sugar during pregnancy and shed light on controlling your gestational diabetes. Understanding High Blood Sugar High blood sugar, …

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Is Gestational Diabetes Bad?- Reframing for Best Outcomes

Receiving a diagnosis of gestational diabetes can feel scary.  Emotions like fear and guilt often accompany this news for many women. A common reaction for many women is to jump to Google to read about gestational diabetes to ease their anxiety. In this blog, we will settle your nerves and answer the question, “Is gestational …

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What is Gestational Diabetes and Why it’s Not Your Fault.

Gestational diabetes is prevalent in pregnancies today. In California, about 1 in 8 pregnant women are diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes, with rates in specific areas soaring to nearly 30% (1). In this blog, we’re diving into what gestational diabetes is, the risk factors, and why it is not your fault. Thankfully, while gestational diabetes is …

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