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Wife pregnant with diabetes
KarlPilk posted:
My wife has gestational diabetes and has been told by the doctor to go on a gestational diabetes diet. She doesnt seem too bothered by it all but I am a little worried. I read an article at:

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Everything seems to point to controlling carbs but is that all you can do?

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Anon_475 responded:
Your wife needs to take this seriously. I was borderline when I was pregnant and my doc sent me to see the dietician at the local maternity. She drew up meal guidelines for me to follow.

Has anyone spelled out to her what she risks if she doesn't? If not, here's a pretty good explanation:

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