Symptoms and Signs of DiabetesPregnancy is well know for it’s tendency to reveal women who may be susceptible to diabetes and women who suffer with high blood sugar levels during pregnancy are more likely to develop diabetes later on in life. Some of the common symptoms of diabetes include:
- More frequent urination
- Blurred vision
- Weight loss
- Increased hunger
Controlling Diabetes during PregnancyShould you be suffering from diabetes during your pregnancy you will bear the risk of giving birth to a large baby, which may increase your chances of having a cesarean section. Diabetes will also increase your chances of pre-eclampsia, and increase the chances of your baby getting hypoglycemia and jaundice. The primary ways of controlling diabetes during pregnancy is to never skip any meals, exercise on a regular basis and to adjust the amount of insulin you take in accordance with your healthcare provider’s directions. Your healthcare provider may also suggest having ongoing blood tests during your pregnancy to monitor your blood sugar levels.
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