It is important to keep your blood sugar levels in a
healthy range during your pregnancy.
Healthy blood sugar levels for women with gestational diabetes
1 hour after meals
95 mg/dL or
140 mg/dL or
Note: If you have gestational
diabetes, you may experience weakness, sweating, and hunger if your blood sugar
level drops below 70 mg/dL. These are symptoms of
hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), which can be serious
if it is not treated. As soon as these symptoms develop, eat some food that
contains sugar to raise your blood sugar level.
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.
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