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.
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?
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.
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.
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