The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) promotes Diabetes Month with the theme “Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes”. Moms who have had gestational diabetes (what it is) are at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes. See previous post on why this is important and my previous articles for additional information!
It’s crucial to take care of yourself both during and after pregnancy. How? One way is by choosing foods you know nourish you. You can’t really pretend cookies and chips are everyday foods when you know fruit, nuts and yogurt make better snacks.
Just One Thing to do: If you have or had gestational diabetes, commit to preventing diabetes by choosing healthier snacks every day.