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How to keep sugar levels under control during pregnancy?

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Dr. K. Shobana

Published At May 18, 2023
Reviewed AtJuly 25, 2023

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I am a 30-year-old female who is two months pregnant. My doctor diagnosed me with type 2 diabetes now. So, how to maintain my blood sugar level under control during pregnancy? Can diabetes pass to my baby if I am not under control? Will diabetes affect my baby in the future? Will diabetes affect my baby's growth during pregnancy? Please help.

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I went through your query and understood your concern. I suggest you do an HbA1c (hemoglobin A1c) test. If it is normal, then no need to worry about diabetes. I also suggest you do regular yoga and walking to prevent diabetes. Avoid junk food. If your sugar levels are controlled, no worries for the baby. I hope this has helped you. Thanks and regards.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

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