Gestational diabetes and a happy pregnancy

No more worry. Having a healthy baby with gestational diabetes is very simple with proper management. Let’s have some insights about it and have a healthy baby with a happy pregnancy.

What is Gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy. Mostly this type of diabetes will get vanished after childbirth.

Commonly this type of diabetes will be detected in the second or third trimester. But there is a possibility of occurring in any stage of pregnancy.

Diabetes during pregnancy is the result of the extra need of insulin. So normally produced insulin is not enough to meet the need.

Gestational diabetes may lead to complications for both mother and child. But risks will be lowered when taken early detection and care.

What are the symptoms of gestational diabetes?

Symptoms of gestational diabetes include increased thirst and frequent urination during pregnancy. Other indications are dry mouth, blurred vision, always getting tired. Getting infections repeatedly is also a symptom of gestational diabetes. To know more about the symptoms click here.

What are the symptoms of gestational diabetes
Screening & treatments for gestational diabetes

Screening & treatments for gestational diabetes

Normally the screening will be done in the second trimester. If you have any family history of diabetes or if you are overweight screening should be done during the first trimester itself. Normally the treatment for gestational diabetes includes exercise and diet. But in some cases, you may be recommended taking medications. To know more click below.

Effects of gestational diabetes

Normally this type of diabetes has effects on the baby in the womb, such as for overweight baby, early birth, breathing difficulty to the baby after birth. Mothers may have effects like experiencing obesity, leading to type 2 diabetes later in life. Click below to understand more about the effects.

Effects of gestational diabetes

What all you need to know about diabetes diet?

Proper nutrient intake and following a diabetes diet is the key part of diabetes management. Do you know what food causes diabetes? The food we intake has a major role in increasing the blood glucose level. Thus it is important to understand the proper diet plan that can prevent or cure diabetes. Know more about the diabetes nutrition plan here.

Improving medical care with Cankado PRO-React Diabetes

Cankado has an innovation to improve medical care of patients in the phase of diabetes treatment. The digital healthcare application, Pro-react Diabetes that works based on electronic patient-reported outcome[Epro], assists both patients and physicians in tracking the disease progression. The feature of an auto-generated situation-specific symptom questionnaire and answer tailored behavior recommendations on the patient side improves diabetic care.

Cankado PRO-React Diabetes

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