Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-existing Diabetes: Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby
A down-to-earth insiderís guide to a healthy pregnancy with diabetes
Thinking about having a baby but worried about your type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Thereís a reason for concern: uncontrolled diabetes can lead to health complications for both women and their children. But keeping a tight rein on your blood sugarsóbefore and during pregnancyócan help reduce if not eliminate the risks. Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-Existing Diabetes explains exactly how to have the healthiest pregnancy possible while balancing the rigors of insulin, diet, exercise, and blood sugar control that are the foundation of diabetes management.
Author Cheryl Alkon has lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 30 years, and brings a wealth of understanding to the subject. Including the insights of more than 50 women with diabetes and leading medical experts, as well as the latest scientific research, Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-Existing Diabetes covers:
With this myth-busting resource, youíll be armed with the essential information, hope, and inspiration you need for a healthy pregnancy.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - marie33 - LibraryThing
This book is loaded with lots of helpful information for any woman who is pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant and has diabetes too. As a woman who is predispositioned to get diabetes I found a lot of the information not only helpful but things that I have never even heard before. Read full review
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I'm not gonna lie. I got this book from earlier reviews because i'm going to open a bookstore when i graduate from college. I sort of read it as in i read the back of the book and like the first few ... Read full review
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Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-existing Diabetes: "Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby"
Limited preview - 2010