Mary Calvagna, MS
You have a unique medical history. Therefore, it is essential to talk with your doctor about your personal risk factors and/or experience with
gestational diabetes. By talking openly and regularly with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.
Here are some tips that will make it easier for you to talk to your doctor:
Diabetes and pregnancy.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at:
http://www.diabetes.org. Accessed July 2010.
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116237/Gestational-diabetes-mellitus-GDM. Updated July 7, 2016. Accessed October 4, 2016.
Last reviewed September 2014 by Andrea Chisholm, MD
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