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Gestational diabetes, will I have it during every pregnancy and later in life?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

It can predispose you to developing diabetes.
Watch what you eat and stay healthy.

In brief: No

It can predispose you to developing diabetes.
Watch what you eat and stay healthy.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not necessarily

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. You must improve your diet or you will end up with dm.

In brief: Not necessarily

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. You must improve your diet or you will end up with dm.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
Thank
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