Could I Be a Gestational Diabetic?
Could I be a gestational diabetic?
Gestational Diabetes usually occurs during the last 3 months of pregnancy. but sometimes earlier.
Some women with gestational diabetes develop no symptoms. But there are some things to watch out for.
The most noticable symptoms would be:
1. Extraordinary thirst and hunger.
2. High blood pressure.
3. Blood sugar level is too high.
Your health care practitioner or dcotor would normally do tests for Gestational Diabetes at around 24-28 weeks, But if he determines there are reasons to do the tests earlier, he may advise doing them near the start of the pregnancy
Gestational Diabetes is a condition where your body will not covert sugar properly.
Some of the risks for developing Gestational Diabetes are being overweight and pregnancy over the age of thirty.
If you believe that you are suffering from any of these symptoms, contact your health professional.
He or she will run tests to determine whether or not you have developed gestational diabetes.