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Walking May Control Glucose Levels During Pregnancy (sponsored)

Aug 23, 2018 08:25PM ● By Oakdale ObGyn
The following was written and sponsored by Oakdale ObGyn.

The effects of simple walking for physical activity is an effective tool in control glucose levels in pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). 

According to the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research, women with gestational diabetes who walked at least 6,000 steps per day for seven to 12 weeks had a lower glucose level in their second trimester versus pregnant women who walked fewer than 6,000 steps.

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