I m 21 weeks pregnant having gestational diabetes. my fasting sugar is usually around 125 & pp is 120. Talking bitter gourd(karela) juice will help in controlling sugar level? plz advice, is it safe to take it everyday? plz advice with any other tips that can help me in reducing my fasting sugar level.

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Updated on Mar 31, 2017

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taking bitter gourd would not help in your gestational diabetes. You need to control your overall diet for this. Read the following blog for some suggestions and please take advice of a clinical dietitian on this. https://www.parentune.com/parent-blog/diabetes-during-pregnancy-gestational-diabetes/649

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