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Carbohydrate counting helps you to control your blood sugar when you have gestational diabetes.
Here are some ways to help you count carbohydrate and spread carbohydrate throughout the day.
Eat at least three meals a day to spread your intake of food, especially carbohydrate, throughout the day.
It is a great idea to get out your cookbooks and plan several main meals(What is a PDF document?) at the same time. You can double some recipes and freeze the leftovers to use for other meals.
The following suggestions can help you count carbohydrate and balance your meals and snacks:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes EducatorColleen O'Connor, PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian
Current as ofMarch 13, 2017
Current as of: March 13, 2017
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator & Colleen O'Connor, PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian
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