Pregnancy and diabetes

I am 30 year old lady with BMI over 30. I am 6 week pregnant. Kindly advise me what supplements should I take? Also some tips to avoid gestational diabetes. My mother and naani have diabetes too.
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
Hi, There are no guarantees when it comes to preventing gestational diabetes — but the more healthy habits you can adopt before pregnancy, the better. If you've had gestational diabetes, these healthy choices may also reduce your risk of having it in future pregnancies or developing type 2 diabetes down the road. Eat healthy foods. Choose foods high in fiber and low in fat and calories. Focus on fruits, vegetables and whole grains. .. Keep active. Exercising before and during pregnancy can help protect you from developing gestational diabetes. Aim for 30 minutes of moderate activity on most days of the week....
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