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Overview

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs only during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes can cause health problems in both mother and baby. Managing your diabetes can help protect you and your baby.

Overview

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs only during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes can cause health problems in both mother and baby. Managing your diabetes can help protect you and your baby.

Overview

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs only during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes can cause health problems in both mother and baby. Managing your diabetes can help protect you and your baby.

Symptoms of
Gestational
Diabetes

Gestational diabetes often has no symptoms, or they may be mild, such as being thirstier than normal or having to urinate more often. Gestational diabetes is sometimes related to the hormonal changes of pregnancy that make your body less able to use insulin. Genes and extra weight may also play a role.

Symptoms of
Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes often has no symptoms, or they may be mild, such as being thirstier than normal or having to urinate more often. Gestational diabetes is sometimes related to the hormonal changes of pregnancy that make your body less able to use insulin. Genes and extra weight may also play a role.

Symptoms of
Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes often has no symptoms, or they may be mild, such as being thirstier than normal or having to urinate more often. Gestational diabetes is sometimes related to the hormonal changes of pregnancy that make your body less able to use insulin. Genes and extra weight may also play a role.

Treatment of Gestational Diabetes

Managing gestational diabetes includes following a healthy eating plan and being physically active. If your eating plan and physical activity aren’t enough to keep your blood glucose in your target range, you may need insulin.

Treatment of
Gestational Diabetes

Managing gestational diabetes includes following a healthy eating plan and being physically active. If your eating plan and physical activity aren’t enough to keep your blood glucose in your target range, you may need insulin.

Treatment of
Gestational Diabetes

Managing gestational diabetes includes following a healthy eating plan and being physically active. If your eating plan and physical activity aren’t enough to keep your blood glucose in your target range, you may need insulin.

Complications of Gestational Diabetes

After Your Baby is Born

If you had gestational diabetes, you are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Your child is more likely to become obese or develop type 2 diabetes. You may be able to lower your and your child’s chances of developing these problems by reaching a healthy weight, making healthy food choices, and being physically active.

Complications of Gestational Diabetes

After Your Baby is Born

If you had gestational diabetes, you are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Your child is more likely to become obese or develop type 2 diabetes. You may be able to lower your and your child’s chances of developing these problems by reaching a healthy weight, making healthy food choices, and being physically active.

Complications of Gestational Diabetes

After Your Baby is Born

If you had gestational diabetes, you are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Your child is more likely to become obese or develop type 2 diabetes. You may be able to lower your and your child’s chances of developing these problems by reaching a healthy weight, making healthy food choices, and being physically active.

Diabetes Solutions

Insulin Pump

You can manage your diabetes and live a long and healthy life by taking care of yourself each day.

Insulin pump helps you control your blood glucose level all the time and protects you from diabetes complications, hypo- and hyperglycemia.

Insulin pump is a small device that mimics some of the ways a healthy pancreas works. It delivers continuous and customized doses of rapid-acting insulin 24 hours a day to match your body’s needs.

I-Port Advance™ Injection Port

It’s a small and discrete patch that sticks to you like an adhesive bandage. You change the port every three days. This means you don’t need to poke your skin every single time you need to take a shot.

i-Port Advance™ injection port lets you take your medication without having to puncture your skin for each shot. It’s easy to apply and easy to use. The port can be worn for up to three days and during all normal activities, including exercising, sleeping, and bathing.

Diabetes Solutions

Insulin Pump

You can manage your diabetes and live a long and healthy life by taking care of yourself each day.

Insulin pump helps you control your blood glucose level all the time and protects you from diabetes complications, hypo- and hyperglycemia.

Insulin pump is a small device that mimics some of the ways a healthy pancreas works. It delivers continuous and customized doses of rapid-acting insulin 24 hours a day to match your body’s needs.

I-Port Advance™
Injection Port

It’s a small and discrete patch that sticks to you like an adhesive bandage. You change the port every three days. This means you don’t need to poke your skin every single time you need to take a shot.

i-Port Advance™ injection port lets you take your medication without having to puncture your skin for each shot. It’s easy to apply and easy to use. The port can be worn for up to three days and during all normal activities, including exercising, sleeping, and bathing.

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