Home resources clinical gems managing clinical problems in diabetes case study 16 nutritional management and physical activity managing clinical problems in diabetes case study 16 nutritional management and physical activity powers m 1996 handbook of diabetes medical nutrition therapy chapter 3 aspen publishers gaithersburg. Medical nutrition therapy mnt is certainly a major part of diabetes management however with this degree of hyperglycemia mnt would not be adequate as monotherapy treatment for gestational diabetes includes the use of insulin if fasting blood glucose levels are 95 mg dl 53 mmol l or 2 h postprandial values are 120 mg dl 67 mmol l 1. This study was undertaken with the objectives of assessing the nutritional status obstetric history and to elicit the impact of medical nutrition therapy mnt on gestational diabetics pregnant women attending the antenatal clinic with the gestation age of 26 to 28 weeks in high risk category were screened for gdm. Objective women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus gdm remain at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus in the future the effectiveness of medical nutrition therapy mnt acting on gdm is increasingly becoming noteworthy. Professors at univ of michigan conducted a study to indicate the incidence of type ii diabetes in gestational diabetes patients select patients were selected to receive dietary advice blood glucose monitoring and insulin therapy
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