Gestational Diabetes: Guide For A Healthy Mom & Baby
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Gestational Diabetes: Guide For A Healthy Mom & Baby

Learn quickly and easily the secrets to successfully managing gestational diabetes. Have a thriving pregnancy!
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Created by Mrs. Mathea Ford
Last updated 11/2015
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand what gestational diabetes is and how it affects your pregnancy
  • Control your blood sugar using food, exercise and possibly medication
  • Feel more comfortable and relaxed about the stressful diagnosis and what you need to do to be healthy during pregnancy
  • Understand what gestational diabetes is and how it affects your pregnancy
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Requirements
  • No prior experience necessary
  • Knowledge of how to multiply and divide numbers so you can calculate the amounts of different parts of your diet
  • Be ready to change your diet to adjust the amount of calories and foods that you eat.
Description

Taught by a mother and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who has had 2 pregnancies with gestational diabetes and other complications - and sold thousands of books on Amazon about this very topic! Now I want to share with you!

You are pregnant and now you are worried about gestational diabetes. Learning more is essential for all women today.

It's also essential to learn the ins and outs so you are not afraid but confident.

It's actually quite simple - there's a few simple, easy things to do .. but - and let's be honest here - your doctor and other sites on the internet don't really do a good job in explaining things in detail, do they?

I spent the last 18 years as a Registered Dietitian working through the testing, tweaking, re-testing, improving and eventually succeeding at managing diabetes .. and have now put this course together for you - to which you have full lifetime access, including all the updates, for free.

I "take you by the hand" and "behind the scenes" and show you everything, explaining it in simple "no jargon allowed" videos and support lectures.

You will need to be ready to change your diet to adjust the amount of calories and foods that you eat. This course will show you what you need to change, and you can decide how much and based on the blood glucose changes you can make further changes. You also will need to be able to multiply / divide numbers so you can calculate the amounts of carbohydrates, calories, proteins, and fats that you need for your diet.

See exactly how you can be successful at overcoming gestational diabetes with a few tweaks and changes to your diet. Meal planning is key and so is taking insulin and both are discussed in detail in this course.

No outlay, nothing to buy or pay for. No additional materials are required for the course.

Nothing is left out - you see everything

... and my help and assistance to Udemy students is without question

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And the unconditional, Udemy backed, 30 day money-back guarantee is not just any old guarantee, it's my personal promise to you that you will succeed ... I'm here to help.

Who is the target audience?
  • Women who are pregnant and have gestational diabetes
  • Family members of women with gestational diabetes
  • Medical providers for patients with gestational diabetes
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 20 Lectures Collapse All 20 Lectures 01:34:36
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Getting Control Of Your Gestational Diabetes
1 Lecture 06:35
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What Is Gestational Diabetes?
1 Lecture 07:30
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What Causes Gestational Diabetes?
1 Lecture 02:59
Causes and Risk Factors For Gestational Diabetes
02:59
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Complications of Gestational Diabetes
1 Lecture 01:41
Complications Of Gestational Diabetes
01:41
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Treatment Options
1 Lecture 07:40
Treatment Options For GDM
07:40
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Insulin And Gestational Diabetes
3 Lectures 16:24
Blood Sugar Guidelines For Gestational Diabetes
04:58

Insulin And Gestational Diabetes
09:33

Testing For Ketones
01:53
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Exercising With Gestational Diabetes
1 Lecture 02:28
Exercising with gestational diabetes
02:28
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Being Sick With Gestational Diabetes
1 Lecture 03:06
Being Sick With Gestational Diabetes
03:06
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Meal Planning - How To Understand Your New Diet
8 Lectures 42:15
Calculating Calories, Protein, Carbohydrates and Fats For Your Meal Plan
10:54

What Are Carbohydrates In My Diet And What Do They Do?
09:16

What Are Fats in My Diet and How Do They Fit In A Meal Plan?
06:00

What Are Proteins In My Diet And How Do They Work?
04:03

Creating Your Own Meal Pattern and Meal Plan For Your Week
07:17

When you are just tired of eating at home, you will probably eat a meal or two out. This lecture provides helpful suggestions for meals on the go and restaurant choices that are healthier for a mom with gestational diabetes so you can stay on plan and still have a great night out.

Dining Out Options With Gestational Diabetes
04:23

This link to an outside resource provides a listing of items and the serving sizes for carbohydrate, fat, and protein choices in your gestational diabetes diet. You will use it to become familiar with the foods you are eating and correct portion sizes for your meal plan.

Listing Of Carbohydrate, Protein, and Fat Choices
00:22

Use this sample blank meal pattern to write out your meals allowances and keep track of how many carbs you are eating at each meal with your gestational diabetes meal plan.

Blank Meal Pattern Template
1 page
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Where To Find Support
1 Lecture 02:48

Learn more about where to find the resources both on line and locally that can help you with managing your gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes affects your entire family, and these tips will help you create a healthy and happy environment around you to support your pregnancy throughout.

Support Resources For Women With Gestational Diabetes
02:48
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About the Instructor
Mrs. Mathea Ford
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The most valued resource for your nutrition needs as an RDN

Mathea Ford, Registered Dietitian, is the expert on gestational diabetes diets that people turn to over and over again. She has published over 20 books and continues to blog on her website about gestational diabetes and it's causes. She has developed expertise in food service management as well as working in hospitals. She knows how to manage a meal pattern and make foods taste good as well as be healthy for you.

Mathea works to bring the complicated nature of the diabetes diet or any other chronic illness to a place where all can understand. Even if you are just reading this to help a family member, you will be able to take the information and provide the assistance needed to help yourself or your family.