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    Cheryl Judith Alkon holds a Master of Science from Columbia University School of Journalism. She is a writer, researcher and editor whose work has appeared in national and regional magazines and newspapers. She’s lived with type 1 diabetes for over 30 years and has become an active member of the online diabetes blogging community with her blog Managing the Sweetness Within ( ? named one of’s ?Six Diabetes Blogs Worth Visiting.”

    A down-to-earth insideris guide to a healthy pregnancy with diabetes

    Thinking about having a baby but worried about your type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Thereis a reason for concern: uncontrolled diabetes can lead to health complications for both women and their children. But keeping a tight rein on your blood sugarsobefore and during pregnancyocan help reduce if not eliminate the risks. Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-Existing Diabetes explains exactly how to have the healthiest pregnancy possible while balancing the rigors of insulin, diet, exercise, and blood sugar control that are the foundation of diabetes management.

    Author Cheryl Alkon has lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 30 years, and brings a wealth of understanding to the subject. Including the insights of more than 50 women with diabetes and leading medical experts, as well as the latest scientific research,Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-Existing Diabetes covers:

    • Finding the right doctor
    • Pre-pregnancy planning
    • The first, second, and third trimesters
    • Labor and delivery
    • Managing your health needs with those of your child
    • Infertility and pregnancy loss

    With this myth-busting resource, youill be armed with the essential information, hope, and inspiration you need for a healthy pregnancy.



    ISBN 9781932603323
    Genre HEALTH & FITNESS / Pregnancy & Childbirth
    Format Paperback
    Pages 253
    Publisher Date 2010-05-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Demos Medical Pub
    Copyright Year 2010
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 6.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.82 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Alkon, Cheryl

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