Your gestational diabetes questions, answered

The Canadian guidelines recommend that all pregnant women be screened for gestational diabetes between 24 and 28 weeks gestation. However if a woman has additional risk factors for Type 2 diabetes such as a previous history of gestational diabetes, strong family history of Type 2 diabetes or overweight or obesity then it’s recommended that they…

What Is Gestational Diabetes?| Gestational Diabetes Pregnancy

What is Gestational Diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a condition experienced by pregnant women who develop high blood sugar, or glucose, levels. It is usually diagnosed by the 28th week. Nearly four percent of pregnant women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, which equals approximately 135,000 women in the United States annually. Gestational diabetes occurs when a…