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.
How Gestational Diabetes Affects You & Your Baby
WebMD explains gestational diabetes, including its risks to you and your baby.
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.
Gestational diabetes is diabetes that happens during pregnancy. Learn more about the causes, risks, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition at WebMD.
Gestational Diabetes: What Are the Signs and Symptoms?
Most women don’t know that they have gestational diabetes until they’re given a screening test. Could you have the subtle symptoms of this disease?