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Learn what gestational diabetes is, and how hormones produced during pregnancy affect your blood glucose levels.
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Learn why injected insulin may be prescribed for a woman with gestational diabetes.
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Learn why exercising safely is an important part of managing gestational diabetes, and understand how to prevent low blood glucose while exercising.
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Understand the risks to both you and your baby, and learn the steps you have to take to help avoid complications caused by gestational diabetes.
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Watch this demonstration of how to test your blood glucose levels at home.
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Watch how to prepare your supplies and properly inject a single dose of insulin.
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Learn how to recognize the symptoms of hypoglycemia, how to treat it if it happens, and the importance of discussing it with your healthcare provider.
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Watch this video to learn the possible complications and risks to both you and your baby after delivery, and tips to help lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the future.
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Learn the correct technique for injecting insulin with a syringe, the recommended places on your body to inject, and how to properly dispose of your used syringe.
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Learn why monitoring your blood glucose and ketone levels at home and keeping regular healthcare visits are important when you have gestational diabetes.
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Understand the relationship between depression and diabetes management.
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Learn the steps for injecting insulin using an insulin pen and the recommended areas of your body to inject. Also, learn how to properly dispose of your used needle.
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Watch how to prepare and properly inject a mixed dose of insulin.
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Understand that Gestational diabetes is diabetes that a woman develops during pregnancy. Out of every 100 pregnant women in the United States, three to eight develop gestational diabetes. Fortunately, with the right tools, gestational diabetes can be treated and/or prevented. Learn seven things you should know about gestational diabetes.
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Learn why choosing healthy carbohydrate and other food groups, while managing portion sizes, is important in controlling your blood glucose level and in providing enough nutrients to you and your growing baby.
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Watch this to help understand the relationship between diabetes and depression.
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Learn where to find support to help you through the day-to-day challenges of managing your diabetes.
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Understand how overcoming common physical and emotional challenges will help you manage your diabetes.
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See how having a positive attitude can help you manage your diabetes.
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Learn some strategies that can help you cope with stress.
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Find out how to make the most of your diabetes care visits to help you learn more about your diabetes self-management.
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Watch and listen to others discuss how they felt when they were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
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Understand how regular A1C blood tests can help you know whether or not your diabetes management plan is working.
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Diabetes is a chronic disease that can cause serious health complications, so it's important to take an active role in managing the disease. This series, produced in partnership with American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), reviews the AADE7 Self-Care BehaviorsTM, seven approaches to healthier behavior for people with diabetes.
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Having diabetes does not mean you have to give up your favorite foods or stop eating in restaurants. In fact, there is nothing you can't eat. But you need to know that the foods you eat affect your blood sugar or blood glucose. By eating regular meals, thinking about the amount and types of food you eat, you can better control your diabetes and prevent other health problems.
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Your diabetes management plan is key to taking control of your blood glucose levels. Learn what is included in a plan, and how it can help you manage your diabetes every day.
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Watch this clip to understand what happens within your body when you have type 2 diabetes, and the importance of keeping your blood glucose levels within a healthy range.
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Coping with diabetes and heart disease can leave you feeling challenged emotionally. Watch this to know some ways to find support to cope with those challenges.
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Learn the common symptoms of stress, and the importance of learning how to manage it.
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See how joining a support group can benefit you and your family members.
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Learn the many feelings that your loved ones might have about your diagnosis, and the importance of honest and open communication.
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Like many people with diabetes, you may need to take medication to help keep your blood sugar (glucose) level steady. Diabetes increases your risk for other health conditions, such as heart or kidney related problems, so you may need to take medicine to help with those, too.
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Watch this to help understand that people with diabetes are at an increased risk for heart attack and stroke, which can lead to disabling complications.
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Taking control of your diabetes will help you head off the complications that can come with it. You can reduce your risk of heart attacks, stroke, damage to your kidneys and nerves, and loss of vision by keeping your blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure in check. A diabetes educator can help you find the best ways to eat healthy, be active, monitor your blood sugar, take medication, solve problems and cope in a healthy way.
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When you have diabetes, your body doesn't properly manage blood sugar (glucose), its main source of fuel. To keep your blood sugar level on target and avoid problems with your eyes, kidneys, heart and feet, you may need to take medication. But you also need to monitor your blood sugar to see if it's too high or too low, so that you can get it back on track and prevent long-term health problems.
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Planning meals, snacks and activities is critical to maintaining your target blood sugar range. But sometimes things don't go as planned and an unexpected curve ball can wind up sending your blood sugar in the wrong direction. At times like these, you'll have to problem solve and then learn from the experience to prevent something similar from happening in the future.
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Many of the lifestyle changes you make to manage diabetes also helps manage your risk for heart attack and stroke.
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Making the most of your diabetes-related office visit takes preparation. The overall goal of the visit is to make you feel more confident and knowledgeable in managing this chronic condition and more likely to achieve your diabetes-related goals.
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Life is filled with stress from traffic jams to more serious issues such as divorce or money problems. Add in the challenges of managing diabetes, and stress sometimes can feel overwhelming. It's important to find healthy ways to cope because having a lot of stress can increase your blood sugar levels. There are many healthy ways to cope with stress so you don't turn to harmful habits such as smoking, overeating, drinking alcohol or being less active.
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Being active is an important part of being healthy, and not just by helping you lose weight. Activity gets your heart rate up, burns calories and strengthens your muscles and bones. That, in turn, lowers blood sugar and cholesterol, improves blood pressure and can improve your mood by lowering stress and anxiety.
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