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What are the chances of getting gestational diabetes in first pregnancy?

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Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Other risk factors

Risk factors for gestational diabetes include your weight, your age, your and your parents history of diabetes/abnormal blood sugars, and your ethnicity.
Also there are other diseases, which if you have a history of, are directly associated with diabetes themselves.

In brief: Other risk factors

Risk factors for gestational diabetes include your weight, your age, your and your parents history of diabetes/abnormal blood sugars, and your ethnicity.
Also there are other diseases, which if you have a history of, are directly associated with diabetes themselves.
Dr. Lori Wagner
Dr. Lori Wagner
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Depends on many fact

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. A no sugar, low carb diet will reduce your chances.

In brief: Depends on many fact

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. A no sugar, low carb diet will reduce your chances.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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