What is a seven-day meal plan for gestational diabetes?
Each pregnant mother would be assesses as a whole and given a targeted personalised seven day meal plan. Prefer foods lower in fats, sugar and calories and higher in fiber. Focus on fruits, green vegetables and whole grains.
Diabetes mellitus causes blood vessel damage, vascular remodelling leading to increased peripheral artery resistance. Also, body fluid volume increases in response to insulin resistance-induced hyperinsulinemia and hyperglycemia. Both increased peripheral vascular resistance and body fluid volume lead to increase in systemic blood pressure causing Hypertension.
If HBA1C is 6.8% then it is considered to be Diabetes and you need to consult a Physician.
According to recent research, type 2 diabetes cannot be cured, but individuals can have glucose levels that return to non-diabetes range, (complete remission) or pre-diabetes glucose level (partial remission)
Few education programmes and patient support groups are there from American Diabetes Association.