Gestational Diabetes Directory
Gestational diabetes -- diabetes that develops during pregnancy -- is relatively common, affecting about 4% of all pregnant women. If untreated, gestational diabetes can cause serious complications for your baby. But with proper prenatal care, gestational diabetes can be detected and treated. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about gestational diabetes, including its causes, treatment, and much more.
Gestational diabetes is diabetes that happens during pregnancy. Learn more about the causes, risks, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition at WebMD.
Is It Safe to Take Insulin for Gestational Diabetes?
When you have gestational diabetes, you may need to take insulin to lower your blood sugar. It's safe to use and won't harm your baby.
Glossary of Diabetes Terms
Can't keep track of all the terms related to diabetes? WebMD provides a glossary that tells you what you need to know, from A to Z.
Pregnancy and gestational diabetes screening
All pregnant women should be screened for gestational diabetes. WebMD explains oral glucose tolerance testing and what the results mean.