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How does diabetes affect my health if pregnant?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Not good.

There are varying degrees of involvement (e.
g. Onset during pregnancy, diagnosed before pregnancy, etc..). Risks of big baby, shoulder dystocia, fetal anomalies, mom could develop notable end organ damage (e.g. Eyes, kidney, nerves and other systems), etc...

In brief: Not good.

There are varying degrees of involvement (e.
g. Onset during pregnancy, diagnosed before pregnancy, etc..). Risks of big baby, shoulder dystocia, fetal anomalies, mom could develop notable end organ damage (e.g. Eyes, kidney, nerves and other systems), etc...
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree

In brief: More difficult

Diabetes in pregnancy makes it harder to control your blood sugar with treatment and can cause pregnancy induced hypertension or pre-eclampsia.
Most of these pregnancies are co-managed by an ob-gyn and maternal fetal medicine specialist.

In brief: More difficult

Diabetes in pregnancy makes it harder to control your blood sugar with treatment and can cause pregnancy induced hypertension or pre-eclampsia.
Most of these pregnancies are co-managed by an ob-gyn and maternal fetal medicine specialist.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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