Were you looking for more information about Gestational Diabetes? Gestational deabetes is a common misspelling of gestational diabetes.
Gestational diabetes is a condition that affects about 5 percent of all pregnancies. It is caused by hormonal changes and weight gain, and is more likely to occur in women who are very overweight, have had gestational diabetes in the past, or have a family history of diabetes. Untreated gestational diabetes can lead to health problems for both the mother and fetus, so it is important to control your blood glucose levels.
(Click Gestational Diabetes to learn more about the effects of gestational diabetes, the risk factors for this condition, and treatment options that are available. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on gestational diabetes.)