Gestational Diabetes

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Gestational Diabetes
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Gestational diabetes affects pregnant women when there is too much glucose in the blood. Usually blood levels are controlled by insulin, but when a women is expecting they can produce higher amounts of glucose which is difficult to keep at a stable level. Women with gestational diabetes are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, this occurs when the body is unable to produce a sufficient amount of insulin.

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