Recurrent gestational diabetes: risk factors, diagnosis, management, and implications.

@article{Bottalico2007RecurrentGD,
  title={Recurrent gestational diabetes: risk factors, diagnosis, management, and implications.},
  author={Joseph N Bottalico},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={176-84}
}
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) should be regarded as a sentinel event in a woman's life that presents challenges and disease prevention opportunities to all providers of health care for women of reproductive age. Prediabetic risk factors are rising in prevalence and include dietary and lifestyle habits, which when superimposed on genetic predisposition contribute to the rising prevalence of type 2 diabetes and GDM. There is growing evidence that treatment of GDM matters, with a continuum… CONTINUE READING

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