Treatments for Gestational diabetes


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Treatment list for Gestational diabetes: The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Gestational diabetes includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Treatments of Gestational diabetes discussion: Although a carefully balanced diet and/or insulin injections have been used to control gestational diabetes, there is new evidence that high insulin levels also can be damaging. Some doctors allow pregnant women with PCOS to continue taking metformin in pregnancy, while others won’t prescribe it to women trying to conceive. There is no evidence that it causes birth defects, but the long-term effects on the baby are not known. Women and their doctors should discuss the risks and benefits of medications. Women taking medication usually are monitored more closely.1

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1. excerpt from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): NWHIC

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