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I'm IR and I'm expecting a baby - how next?


Insulin resistance (IR) is a disorder of hydrocarbons that, in addition to increasing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, also makes pregnancy more difficult. But what if the pregnancy test is positive?

I'm IR and I'm expecting a baby - how next?Dr. Hajnal Borъs, Diabetologist at the Endocrine Center of Buda, provided useful advice to IR mothers.

What's wrong with IR?

Insulin resistance is a condition in which the cell's insulin sensitivity is reduced. One of the main functions of insulin is to deliver glucose into cells. If the cells are not sensitive enough to insulin, the pancreas may need to be compensated for by increased insulin production. At this point, the insulin you have is not able to lower your blood sugar to a normal level and you develop type 2 diabetes. Persistently high insulin levels can cause infertility, menstrual disorders, PCOS, abortion, so it is important that the patient is treated first and with proper treatment.

The test is positive afterwards

Many women become aware of their condition before they become pregnant, and are therefore already in therapy before the positive test. Unfortunately, a potential miscarriage may also attract your attention. Anyway, after the diagnosis, the baby should start with the necessary therapy, which includes personalized diet, regular exercise, a balanced lifestyle and the need for medication. whether to continue the treatment or to stop the baby until childbirth? " Unfortunately, IR women are more likely to develop pregnancy diabetes, so it is important that they do their best to prevent diabetes. and their dietitian, how to continue lifestyle therapy so that the baby does not suffer from anything, "says Dr. Hajnal Borъs of Diabetes Center of the Buda Endocrine Center.Here are some things to keep in mind during pregnancy to avoid diabetes:1. Observe the Proper Daily Distribution of Fast / Slow Release Carbohydrates
2. Avoid foods made from white flour or sugar
3. Exercise regularly
4. Try to live physically, spiritually balanced
5. Ensure the right amount and quality of macronutrient and micronutrient intake. After birth, it is important to monitor and regularly monitor the mother as she will be more likely to have type 2 diabetes later in life.
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