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Gestational Diabetes

Pregnancy & Diabetes

Gestational diabetes can cause serious problems during pregnancy, but proper care can control symptoms. At Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, our American Diabetes Association-certified educators provide education and tools to help women manage their gestational diabetes.

Gestational Diabetes Education Topics

  • An overview of gestational diabetes
  • How gestational diabetes affects health
  • Proper weight gain
  • Self monitoring blood glucose (SMBG)
  • Controlling your blood glucose with medications
  • Meal Planning
  • Diabetes after delivery-risks and prevention

With a physician's referral, we can schedule individual appointments for patients who:

  • Need follow up
  • Need one-on-one education
  • Are unable to attend the class