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Do I need to count calories if I have gestational diabetes?

Following a proper balanced meal plan is imperative if you have gestational diabetes. However, some women with gestational diabetes may need to count calories, but many others don’t. Your meal plan will list all of the targets you need to aim for -- and your healthcare provider can answer any questions.

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