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What you need to know about gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes—for many women the first mention of it may be when their girlfriend tells them you will have to drink this syrup-like liquid for the test. Other than knowing they want to pass the test, many woman may be very unfamiliar with gestational diabetes risk factors, treatment and implications on mom and baby. Listen to Donald Wothe, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, talk about what may a put a woman at a higher risk for developing gestational diabetes, what treatment often looks like and likelihood of developing Type 1 or 2 diabetes after pregnancy. 

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Minnesota Perinatal Physicians Group
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