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.
What Causes Gestational Diabetes?
If you have risk factors for gestational diabetes - a condition where your blood sugars are too high -- your doctor will want you to take a glucose test. WebMD explains.
Are You at Risk for Gestational Diabetes?
WebMD explains the tests used to diagnose gestational diabetes.
How Gestational Diabetes Affects You & Your Baby
WebMD explains gestational diabetes, including its risks to you and your baby.
Gestational Diabetes: Can I Lower My Risk?
Learn how to lower your risk for gestational diabetes - a condition in pregnancy that could harm your unborn baby - from the experts at WebMD.
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