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Do people with gestational diabetes have a lot of pain?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Pregnancy diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a condition of elevated sugar, induced by the changes in hormone levels during pregnancy.
It does not cause pain.

In brief: Pregnancy diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a condition of elevated sugar, induced by the changes in hormone levels during pregnancy.
It does not cause pain.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Pain?

Not at all. The majority of women with gestational diabetes are managed by diet alone.
Some women are asked to monitor their blood sugars and some require insulin. These are part of home treatment. They may be uncomfortable, but not really painful.

In brief: Pain?

Not at all. The majority of women with gestational diabetes are managed by diet alone.
Some women are asked to monitor their blood sugars and some require insulin. These are part of home treatment. They may be uncomfortable, but not really painful.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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