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Had GD in last pregnancy, diet controlled.Does every subsequent pregnancy put me at a higher risk of developing established Type 2 diabetes?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not exactly

Having gestational diabetes means that you are at a higher risk of having GDM again in future pregnancies.
It also means you have a higher lifetime risk of type 2 diabetes. The number of total pregnancies does not directly correlate with the lifetime risk of type 2 diabetes.

In brief: Not exactly

Having gestational diabetes means that you are at a higher risk of having GDM again in future pregnancies.
It also means you have a higher lifetime risk of type 2 diabetes. The number of total pregnancies does not directly correlate with the lifetime risk of type 2 diabetes.
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