The treatment and management of gestational diabetes typically involves making lifestyle changes (like eating a healthy diet and beginning an exercise program), checking your blood glucose level on a regular basis, and possibly giving yourself insulin injections.
Treatment aims to control your glucose level, which helps to reduce possible complications to you and your baby.
Treatment involves the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsAlternative and complementary therapiesOther treatments
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD, FAAP
- Review Date: 09/2016 -
- Update Date: 09/17/2014 -