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Diabetes

Question
Posted by: | 2018/09/11

Q.

Low carb diet

Does low carb diet help with pre-existing type 1 diabetes in pregnancy? In terms of blood sugar control during pregnancy? 

Expert's Reply

A.

Diabetes expert
- 2018/09/12

Hi

A low carb diet can help with blood glucose control in pregnancy, but no one knows the effect of a low carb diet in pregnancy on the foetus, and hence there are no formal recommendations. You would have to discuss this with your obstetrician

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