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.
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 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.
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.
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.