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What do I need to know about caring for someone with gestational diabetes?

Pregnancy can be an exciting but challenging time for most women; having to manage gestational diabetes adds additional worries and responsibilities. If you are caring for someone with gestational diabetes, you can encourage them to follow their daily treatment plan. Support and encourage healthy habits. Join them when they exercise. Above all, provide support and understanding during this challenging time.

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