Because gestational diabetes does not cause symptoms, you need to be tested for the condition. This is usually done between the 24th and 28th weeks of pregnancy. You may be surprised if your test shows a high blood sugar level. It is important for you to be tested for gestational diabetes, because high blood sugar can cause problems for both you and your baby.
Pregnancy causes most women to urinate more often and to feel more hungry, so having these symptoms doesn't always mean that a woman has diabetes. Talk with your doctor if you have these symptoms so that you can be tested for diabetes.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 04, 2014
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