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How to Handle Gestational Diabetes

How to Handle Gestational Diabetes

Have you been told you have gestational diabetes – or are you worried about it? Have you gained weight more quickly than you'd like in this pregnancy? Lily Nichols shares how you can get your blood sugar under control – naturally – and how you can enjoy your diet and give your baby all the nutrients he or she needs to grow, too! Listen in for a fantastic interview!

Topics We Discuss in This Podcast:

  • What you can do if you're worried about or diagnosed with gestational diabetes
  • How diet can help you keep blood sugar under control – and keep you feeling satisfied
  • Why the standard gestational diabetes recommendations are wrong
  • How you can learn to listen to your body – so your baby gets the nutrients he or she really needs
  • How to keep your diet simple, yet effecitve at controlling blood sugars
  • Important supplements to consider
  • What you need to know about exercise and blood sugar
  • When to consider medications and/or insulin – and what to discuss with your doctor
  • Where to get more info – including real food meal plans!
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<strong>Things Mentioned on This Week's Podcast</strong>
<ul>
    <li><a href="http://realfoodforgd.com/">Real Food for GD</a> - Lily's website :)  Watch her free videos, get the book, and get more information on her online gestational diabetes course (and meal plans)!</li>
    <li><a href="http://pilatesnutritionist.com/">PilatesNutritionist.com</a> - Lily's site on balancing real nutrition and real life</li>
    </ul>

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