are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, you may be referred to other health
professionals who can help you understand what gestational diabetes means.
These may include:
certified diabetes educator (CDE). A CDE is a
registered nurse, registered dietitian, doctor, pharmacist, or other health professional
who has training and experience in caring for people who have diabetes. A CDE can
help you understand how to take care of yourself and help you adjust to living
with gestational diabetes.
registered dietitian. All women who have gestational
diabetes need to see a registered dietitian for help choosing the best foods. Follow-up
visits with a dietitian are helpful if you need to change your eating
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January 28, 2014
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