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Why does gestational diabetes increase the risk of stillbirth?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abnormal glucose: The same reasons that produce Diabetic coma in adults. The elevated blood glucose going to the fetus causes metabolic changes that can result in death.

Answered 4/13/2017

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