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i have gestational diabetes and havnt not been about to see my doctor for a month now i no it not safe but i had family problems if i go into labor at 36 weeks why ima gestational diabetes will my baby be ok
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replied March 8th, 2009
Gestationcal dietbetes?? how old are you??
and how far along are you?? how come you haven't been able to see your doctor for a month now?? thats crazy. your baby should be fine you just need to go to th3 doctors though.
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replied March 10th, 2009
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Diabetes in most forms are caused by being unable to digest the sugars in milk and other dairy products. As an infant we produce lactase, an enzyme necessary to digest the massive amount of sugar in mothers milk. After weaning we are told that from that moment on we are considered to be calfs, and to be wetnursed by the cow. However, at some stage in our life after weaning, the production of lactase ceases, wit the result that we can't digest the milk sugars any more.

Insulin is not effective with undigested sugars. the brain (the biocomputer) keeps on triggering the pancreas to produce insulin, equally ineffective. In your case I would suggest an avoidance of all dairy products for the rest of your life. That means even little bits in tea or coffee. Check labels on foods to see if they contain dairy and if soo, avoid them like the plague.

Good luck

Kinergy
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replied March 11th, 2009
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I am sorry but I wholeheartedly disagree with Kinergy. You need the calcium that comes from dairy products (plus the vitamin D and many other minerals/vitamins) NOW more than ever because you are pregnant. Your fetus needs those vitamins/minerals in order to develop normally and healthily. As for your gestational diabetes, you need to get checked. A gestational diabetes baby is at high risk for having low blood sugar when it is born, it is at risk of shoulder dystocia (shoulders and belly too big to fit through the birth canal...this is extremely dangerous for both you and the baby), it is not a good idea to be unchecked by your OB. Risks for you are high and dangerous as well. You need to try to find a way to see a doctor. It is unsafe for you to have your baby before it is due, unless your doctor has decided it, and as with all high risk pregnancies, your birth should be done in a hospital or at least with a doctor or midwife present that can take you to the hospital should complications arise.
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