The data regarding diabetes in the world are very worrying. Sedentary lifestyles, unbalanced diets and other factors have contributed to making this disease a global pandemic which affects more than 380 million people and will affect more than 500 million in 15 years.
Many women suffer from gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes can cause the baby to be born with a greater weight than usual and other complications if it is not controlled adequately. Those complications can be avoided with a controlled diet during pregnancy.