Failure to Diagnose Gestational Diabetes

Failure to Diagnose Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes occurs when hormones from the placenta block insulin which is produced by the pancreas. This results in the pregnant woman developing high blood sugar. If left untreated, there can be serious consequences for both mother and baby. Risk Factors for Developing Gestational Diabetes Pregnancy hormones can block the release of insulin and keep it from […]

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