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11772779 tn?1421000617

Just diagnosed with gestational diabetes :(

Hey ladies! I am 27 weeks and was just diagnosed with gestational diabetes. I didn't have it with my daughter, and I don't know what to expect. I have an appointment with a specialist this coming Wednesday, but if anyone has any info/advice I would really appreciate it! Thank you!  :(
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12099710 tn?1423423420
This blog has some tips about what to expect from the first appt and how to prepare; http://gestationaldiabetesrecipes.com/2014/10/questions-for-your-first-appointment-with-a-diabetes-educator/

Mayo Clinic also has a guide with specific questions to ask the doc. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gestational-diabetes/basics/preparing-for-your-appointment/con-20014854

Stay positive! GD is manageable and it sounds like you're on top of things.
11772779 tn?1421000617
Thank you so much!
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This is my 2nd pregnancy. Both with diabetes. Honestly the appointment where they show you what to avoid helps. It's overwhelming at times, but just take it a day at a time
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