Gestational diabetes is a specific type of diabetes that affects pregnant women. The condition can negatively impact both the mother and the infant, writes Craig Stoltz. Children of mothers with gestational diabetes are more likely to be obese by ages 5 to 7, putting them at risk for type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related illnesses.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could eat tasty meals that are high in carbohydrates without driving our blood sugar through the roof? In fact, even those of us who have diabetes can do this. Anyone who has had diabetes for some time knows that when we chow down on carbs our blood sugar level is sure to go up. But…