Gestational Diabetes

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  • 7-day Gestational Diabetes Healthy Meal Plan

    Last Updated: 2022-01-24Handout  

    A 1800-2000 calorie, 7-day meal plan from Diabetes Canada suitable for individuals with gestational diabetes. Carbohydrates are balanced throughout each day with each meal containing 45-60 grams of carbohydrates and snacks around 15 grams of carbohydrate. Links to a variety of recipes are provided.

     Target Audience: Consumer


  • Canadian Guideline for Physical Activity throughout Pregnancy

    Last Updated: 2019-10-23Handout  

    2019 Activity guidelines from the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology for consumers about how much physical activity pregnant adults need while pregnant, including those who have been inactive, are overweight or obese or have been diagnosed with pre-eclampsia or gestational diabetes.

     Target Audience: Consumer


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