Gestational Diabetes - Prognosis

Were you able to control your gestational diabetes? If so, what methods did you use, diet? Exercise? Insulin?

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What is the outlook (prognosis) for gestational diabetes?

Most women with gestational diabetes who receive treatment go on to deliver healthy babies. The risk of complications increases when blood glucose levels are not properly managed. While some women with gestational diabetes will develop type 2 diabetes after delivery, this risk can be reduced by following a good nutritional plan, exercising, and maintaining a healthy weight.

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