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Is gestational diabetes treatable?

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Dr. Ray Holt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Sure

If it's mild, diet and exercise may be all that's needed.
If it's more severe you may need Insulin to control the blood sugars to help avoid complications. Also be aware that you're at risk to develop diabetes later in life too and should be checked occassionally for it.

In brief: Sure

If it's mild, diet and exercise may be all that's needed.
If it's more severe you may need Insulin to control the blood sugars to help avoid complications. Also be aware that you're at risk to develop diabetes later in life too and should be checked occassionally for it.
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes usually clears off after child birth.
Rarely it may manifest as type 2 dm.

In brief: Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes usually clears off after child birth.
Rarely it may manifest as type 2 dm.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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