Treatments for Gestational DiabetesEn Español (Spanish Version)
The treatment and management of
typically involves making lifestyle changes (like eating a
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:
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
. Updated July 11, 2012. Accessed August 17, 2012.
What I need to know about gestational diabetes. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) website. Available at:
. Updated December 6, 2011. Accessed August 17, 2012.
Last Reviewed September 2013