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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
29 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
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Many possible: Diabetes can affect the developing baby throughout the pregnancy. In early pregnancy, a mother's diabetes can result in birth defects and an increased ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
10 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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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YES, THAT'S WHY IT : Is called gestational.
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
By Definition: Gestational diabetes is the result of excessive sugar and carbohydrate intake which causes high blood sugar levels, which then make your Insulin leve ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fields
36 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
29 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
No: It can predispose you to developing diabetes. Watch what you eat and stay healthy.
A female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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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
A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A qualified yes: By definition, gestational diabetes is diabetes that appears during and is confined to a pregnancy. Since it indicates a predisposition to full-blown ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diabetes: The diagnosis of gestational diabetes is difficult (even though it should be easy). It is possible, based on a 3 hour glucose test to test positive o ... Read More

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