Gestational Diabetes

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DIABETES in pregnancy
PREGNANCY -- Complications
INSULIN
DIET
PREGNANT women

Abstract:The article reports on the recommendation of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists that all pregnant women be screened for gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that occurs only in pregnancy. An individualized plan from a registered dietician could help in the treatment of gestational diabetes. Healthcare professionals may recommend insulin injections or an oral diabetes medication called glyburide. INSET: Screening Guidelines for Gestational Diabetes.

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