Gestational Diabetes Care
Healthy Mom, Health Baby
If your obstetrician refers you to a Unity endocrinologist, you can relax knowing that our experts will provide the support and care you need to manage diabetes during your pregnancy.
Certified diabetes educators will provide a free blood glucose meter and explain how to monitor blood sugar (if necessary), show you how to modify your diet and incorporate exercise into your routine. In addition to educational services, our specialists will:
Since women who have had gestational diabetes are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes later in life, all of our program participants are invited back for a follow-up visit after delivery. We want to help you stay on the road to good health and give you some goodies for your new bundle of joy!
- Monitor your blood glucose levels weekly
- Adjust your insulin levels as necessary
- Test your fructosamine level each month