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What causes Gestational diabetes?

What causes Gestational diabetes?

Insulin Resistance: Gestational Diabetes is the development of glucose "intolerance" after the diagnosis of pregnancy has been made. During pregnancy, at least 6 factors are produced by the pregnancy that interfere with the body's ability to manage blood sugar by blocking the action of insulin. Age, weight, previous history,, and family history are among the risk factors. Diet,and/or medication (oral or insulin) ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What causes gestational diabetes ?

What causes gestational diabetes ?

Insulin resistance: Gestational diabetes is the result of excessive sugar and carbohydrate intake which causes high blood sugar levels, which then make your Insulin levels rise. Plus the hormone changes in preg make prob worse. . Over time the chronically high Insulin levels lead to Insulin resistance and you will need to make higher and higher levels of insulin. You must improve your diet or you will end up with dm. ...Read more

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What causes gestational diabetes and how can I avoid it?

What causes gestational diabetes and how can I avoid it?

Insulin resistance: If you have a family history of diabetes, you are already predisposed to having Insulin resistance. As you gain weight with pregnancy and the hormonal changes take place, you increase Insulin exposure and become more Insulin resistant till you can no longer keep up with demands and start spilling sugar (as they say). Avoid by eating no sugar, minimal carbs, keep pregnancy weight gain to <25 if ove. ...Read more

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Can gestational diabetes cause my child to have diabetes?

Yes: There is a lot of evidence to suggest that a baby exposed to high blood sugars in utero is at higher risk to develop type 2 diabetes in later childhood-adulthood. It's important for such children to have healthy lifestyles because becoming overweight or obese increases their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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Lmp 4/27.edd by u/s 2/17 im 25w today. But If sex from 5/2 (cd6) caused this preg how far along should gestational age be?

Lmp 4/27.edd by u/s 2/17 im 25w today. But If sex from 5/2 (cd6) caused this preg how far along should gestational age be?

Pregnancy wheel: A pregnancy wheel consultation shows that with an LMP of 4/27 your EDD would be 2/1/15 which would make you 27 weeks gestation. Going purely by when sex occurred you would also be 27 weeks on this Friday. US typically estimates EDD and gestation by size of the fetus. It's not a perfect science but you could expect to deliver between 2/1 and 2/17 most likely. In good health, take care! ...Read more

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What causes an irregular gestational sack?

What causes an irregular gestational sack?

Unclear: The phrase irregular gestational sac is typically used when describing the appearance of a miscarriage or a blighted ovum on ultrasound. ...Read more

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What could have caused my daughter to be SGA at 38 weeks gestation?

What could have caused my daughter to be SGA at 38 weeks gestation?

SGA: long list; if you have any chronic disease or inadequate nutrition during pregnancy if your placental was not working adequately due reasons like faulty implantation, high blood pressure, placental blood clots, etc if your baby acquired congenital infection or genetic disease, usually will have other problems beside being small ...Read more