Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that affects pregnant women typically during the third trimester.  Most women who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes have never experienced or are predisposed to having symptoms of diabetes.  In fact, all of a sudden pregnant women may have an excessive amount of glucose in their bloodstream.  Especially, after ingesting high amounts of sugar or simple carbohydrates.  It appears that the insulin receptors start malfunctioning or stop functioning properly which causes a high amount of glucose to be found in the bloodstream.  Untreated gestational diabetes can be harmful to you and your unborn baby.  It is important to follow your doctors orders and do your best to manage the amount of sugar or simple carbohydrates that you ingest.

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