Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, and my work with women pre- and post-partum, today's feature is on gestational diabetes. What is it? Why is it a concern? What can you do about it?

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Diabetes 101

Diabetes 101

Many people are confused about the different types of diabetes. Type I, Type II, gestational, pre-diabetes. What's the difference? Is there such thing as "a little" diabetes? 

People with diabetes cannot produce enough insulin, which means that glucose is trapped in the blood, and it accumulates. It is the high blood glucose that causes the problems.

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