Advice on GDM friendly food, exercise and more
A subscription to the Gestational Diabetes Support Service will give you access to information about gestational diabetes (GDM), diet tips and easy recipes and connect you to other women juggling pregnancy and gestational diabetes.
GDM does not discriminate and while we know a diagnosis of diabetes during pregnancy can be unexpected and little scary, our support service is here to support you every step of the way.
Thanks to our kind donors, the Gestational Diabetes Support Service comes at no cost to you, and you’ll receive all the support services outlined below for free.
As a subscriber to the Gestational Diabetes Support Service you have access to:
Gestational Diabetes Elearning Series
You've been told you have gestational diabetes, but what’s next? This 6-part series covers:
- Healthy food choices for your gestational diabetes diet,
- Snacks for your gestational diabetes meal plan,
- Safe exercise for you and your baby,
- Checking your blood glucose,
- Taking charge of your thoughts and
- Having a healthy lifestyle after gestational diabetes.
GDM Survival Guide
Covering all you need to know about gestational diabetes and what it means for you and your baby. There are gestational diabetes meal and snack ideas, sources of support, information about medications and tips on questions to ask your health care team.
Included in your subscription is Australia’s only gestational diabetes magazine, Stork Talk, full of helpful hints and tips on pregnancy and gestational diabetes.
“This service is outstanding! For me, the gold was in the survival guide because it really helped me to understand Gestational Diabetes in a way that I wanted to take it seriously, but also felt supported on the journey - and far less alone. It's a small cost for a lot of reassurance!”
Sarah, 38, mum of twins
Online forum & Member only content
Thanks to our kind donors a subscription to the Gestational Diabetes Support Service comes at no cost to you.
A subscription includes access to our online forum, a chat room for women to come together, connect and share experiences. It is a safe place for you to find advice or useful information on pregnancy and gestational diabetes.
You will also receive regular emails and text messages with helpful hints and tips to make managing your gestational diabetes easier.
Remember you are not alone. Diabetes Queensland’s Gestational Diabetes Support Service is here to support you every step of the way.