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What is gestational diabetes?
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Dr. Latisha Smith
Wound care
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In brief: Temporary Diabetes
Gestational diabetes occurs in women who are pregnant.
Prior to becoming pregant the woman was not diabetic and once the woman delivers the baby the diabetes goes away. Having gestational diabetes does not mean that a woman will go one to develop diabetes in the absence of pregnancy but it is a risk factor.

In brief: Temporary Diabetes
Gestational diabetes occurs in women who are pregnant.
Prior to becoming pregant the woman was not diabetic and once the woman delivers the baby the diabetes goes away. Having gestational diabetes does not mean that a woman will go one to develop diabetes in the absence of pregnancy but it is a risk factor.
Dr. Latisha Smith
Dr. Latisha Smith
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Diabetes...
That occurs during pregnancy obstetricians standard care looks for patients who develop it puts both mother and fetus at risk for adverse outcomes.

In brief: Diabetes...
That occurs during pregnancy obstetricians standard care looks for patients who develop it puts both mother and fetus at risk for adverse outcomes.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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