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Pregnancy and Diabetes

How do you know if you have gestational diabetes?
All pregnant women should be tested for Blood Glucose at the time of Conception,and between the 24th and 28th weeks of pregnancy. 
The test is called oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) and involves measuring blood glucose levels both before and
after drinking a sugary liquid.
Problems of diabetes in pregnancy
• Increased thirst and urination
• Fatigue (feeling tired all the time)
• Blurred vision
• Infections of the bladder, vagina, or skin
Can gestational diabetes be dangerous?
High blood glucose can affect mother  and baby. 
  • In mother, it increases the risk of premature delivery and preeclampsia, or pregnancy-induced high blood pressure.
  • It can cause the baby to grow too large. 
  • Very large babies may get stuck in the birth canal and have birth injuries. 
  • Large size also increases the chances of needing a cesarean delivery.
  • High blood glucose in the mother may be a cause of stillbirth.
  • Uncontrolled gestational diabetes also increases the risk of jaundice and breathing problems in the newborn.
How is gestational diabetes treated?
You may need treatment with Insulin.
Eating a  well-balanced diet and regular exercise are important in preventing and treating gestational diabetes.




AED is the first Endocrine research and treatment center in Kukatpally, Hyderabad.
Run by a fully qualified endocrinologist available round the clock, AED provides both
inpatient and outpatient services at a reasonable cost..

• Drug and Dosage Standardization Done for Insulin,Diabetic Drugs, Thyroxine, HRT, HTN, Cholesterol.
• 24 hr Blood glucose monitoring with CGMS and Insulin Delivery with insulin pump.
• Specialty Care- PCOD, Obesity, Hypertension, Gynecomastia, Thyroid/Adrenal and Pitutary Tumors.
• Lab Back-Up for all Hormone assays recognised by NABL and CAP.
• All Varieties of Diabetic and Hormonal Medicines available


Ground Floor,

Challa Estate,

H.No. 301, Adjacent to Vignesh Temple,

Rd. No. 3, KPHB Colony Phase 1,

Hyderabad 500072.

Ph: 04040101539




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