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is it possible to get gestational diabetes after testing negative early in pregnancy

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Gestational diabetes can occur anytime during pregnancy. If you have symptoms/signs of diabetes, you should get tested again (just blood tests) despi ... Read More
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Gestational diabetes occurs in pregnancy and early testing is mainly for pts who are at risk and may already be diabetic. We usually test again after ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: 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

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
24th week typical: Usually around the 24th week! I can see that you are already concerned about this, so no better time to really focus on healthy nutrition for you and ... Read More
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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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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Gestation diabetes: 25 F asks: Can you get Gestational Diabetes after pregnancy (like 3 months later) or is it only during pregnancy? ANS: No GD goes away after pregnancy ... Read More
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Gestational diabetes: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is high sugar levels with its onset (or first diagnosis) during pregnancy and usually resolving shortly after deli ... Read More
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Having gestational diabetes once makes you higher risk to get in in the next pregnancy. But it doesn't necessarily mean you will get it. Best wishes ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Gestational diabetes: This is a common problem in pregnancies and may be associated with family history and rapid weight gain. Your obstitrician is well able to handle this ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Probably: But these are important questions to disucss with your doctor.
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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
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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it does: Yes it does but these patients are predisposed to Diabetes and many will get Diabetes later on. In other words you are high risk to get Diabetes later ... Read More

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