About Gestational Diabetes
|What is Gestational Diabetes?
Gestational Diabetes is characterized as a high blood sugar level that appears during pregnancy and usually disappears after pregnancy. It usually appears around the 24th week of pregnancy when the placenta begins producing large quantities of hormones that cause insulin resistance.
Potential Concerns for the Baby
|Potential Concerns for the Mother
|Blood Glucose Testing
- Before breakfast
- 1 hour after breakfast
- 1 hour after lunch
- 1 hour after supper
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10/27: Community Forum on Ebola PreparednessMedical experts from Newton-Wellesley, the city of Newton, and Mass General will present about ebola, with a Q&A session. Mon, Oct. 27, NWH Shipley Auditorium - 7:00 to 8:30 pm
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10/28: Free Running Clinic
Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Shipley Auditorium at Newton-Wellesley Hospital for a free presentation for beginner and intermediate runners. Registration required.
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