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can stress cause gestational diabetes during pregnancy

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Gestational diabetes is the name for any diabetes diagnosed during pregnancy, even if it was present before. 70% women will develop diabetes within 10 ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Diet exercise.: Same way you can avoid diabetes outside of pregnancy: with healthy diet and regular exercise. Even if you follow these golden principles gestational d ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Fewer if Controlled: First, patients can decrease the risks by eating correctly, mild exercise, and using meds when recommended. Uncontrolled gestational dm can cause the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fields
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Increased risk: Gestational diabetes is a risk factor for adult onset diabetes. Watch your weight, exercise and get yearly check up.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
9 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Yes. Gestational diabetes is diagnosed during pregnancy (hence the word "gestational" in the name). The diabetes usually resolves after delivery. How ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Insulin resistance: Result of hormonal changes in all women during pregnancy increased levels of certain hormones made in the placenta interfere with the ability of Insu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Risk factors : Oftentimes gdm is preventable by avoiding the risk factors for it before pregnancy. Being fit and at a healthy weight are the best ways to enter a pre ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Usually the mother's pancreas is able to produce more Insulin (about three times the normal amount) to overcome the effect of the pregnancy hormones o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
None: If you have had gestational Diabetes in he past most artificial sweeteners that contain aspartane will do you no favors in this pregnancy. Consider mo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
No: It can predispose you to developing diabetes. Watch what you eat and stay healthy.

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