More than 35,000 pregnant women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes each year in England and Wales, many feel as if the condition’s onset signals a failure to care for their own health. It’s something Dr Paul Grant experienced first-hand during his wife’s own two pregnancies and, despite being a consultant diabetologist, felt the condition was too much of a mystery. Hence, Gestational Diabetes: Your Survival Guide to Diabetes in Pregnancy, his book which aims to take the mystery out of a condition that has seen a three-fold increase in the past decade alone. From initial diagnosis to diet changes, lifestyle adjustments and even a series of complementary recipes, Grant gives advice about this common yet often confusing medical condition. He is currently clinical lead for diabetes care in Brighton & East Sussex and is a former editor of The British Journal of Diabetes. Gestational Diabetes: Your Survival Guide to Diabetes in Pregnancy is available from Amazon, http://amzn.to/2vCWdy2.
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