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What are the prognosis of gestational diabetes?

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Dr. Michael Carson
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Great, IF controlled: Working with your doctor to control you blood sugars through proper food intake (diet), exercise, and sometimes medications, will significantly decrease the risks. Uncontrolled gestational diabetes can increase the risk of stillbirth (fetal death), the risk of a large baby leading to a c-section, and a dangerously low blood sugar in the baby after delivery.

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