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.
Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes is diabetes that only happens during pregnancy. Find out what makes some pregnant women more likely to get it than others, what the causes are, and how doctors diagnose and treat it.
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.
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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