You have diagnosed gestational diabetes. Dont worry, you will have all help and support for you maternity clinic. Your healthcare worker have recommenned for you our website. Here you will find some material for gestational diabetes based on Finnish health care.
Here you will find different digital materials for your selfcare. You have got guidance on your maternity clinic to gestational diabetes. If you haven`t got guicande, ask you maternity clinics professionals. After that you can get to know our sites. Here is safety information about gestational diabetes, nutrition, exercise and family support.
If you use for selfcare some digital methods (for ex. apps, videos or podcasts…) in english, observe that they are safety to use. For example is information safety to use, who is the content provider or updater?
Safety and common information about gestational diabetes
Do you get enough physical activity? Do you sleep enough? How active is your everyday life? After test you get to know your wellbeing levels and easier to promote your health.
What is UKK-institute? The purpose of the UKK Institute is to promote public health. The main aim is to promote healthy lifestyle and, in particular, health-enhancing physical activity and to reduce the number of injuries occuring at home or leisure through research, training and public awareness. The UKK Institute is a private research organisation located in Tampere, Finland with 40 employees. The UKK Institute was founded in 1980 and is owned by the Urho Kekkonen Fitness Institute Foundation.
3. Think your goals
What do you want to achieve? Set up realistics goals, for example go for walk two times per week. Your goals should be realistic compared for you capability.
Smartwhatchorfitnesstracker You can utilize smartwhatch for promote your movement. With help of smartwhatch you can find out how your daily steps grows. It is important to reduce immobility during pregnancy and after labour to prevent diabetes.
Smartphone you can also use your smartphone as a pedometer if you dont have smartwatchs or fitnesstrackers.
Sporttracker free application to follow and increase your movement. Wiht help of GPS you can search your journey and progression.
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