5 easy tips for managing your gestational diabetes

5 EASY Tips for How To Manage YOUR Gestational Diabetes

“What do you mean, I can’t do the 3 hour test?” I (mostly) calmly asked my doctor. It turns out, she explained, that since my blood sugar was over 190 after the 1 hour test, I was put into the Gestational Diabetes category and would not be doing anymore tests but instead be taking classes.

I’m happy to state that I am now 9 weeks postpartum, as I write this, and was able to manage my gestational diabetes through diet and passed my 2 hour glucose test, meaning I do not currently have type 2 diabetes. Read below for the 5 big learnings I had from this experience.