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.
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.
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.
What Type of Diet Is Good for Gestational Diabetes?
If you have gestational diabetes, should you change your diet? Before your next snack or meal, you’ll want to know what types of foods to eat.
If I Have Gestational Diabetes, Will It Affect My Baby and Me After Birth?
If you have gestational diabetes, will you have diabetes after you give birth? And will gestational diabetes affect your baby?
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