Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy. Blood glucose, commonly known as blood sugar, is too high when you have diabetes. A high blood glucose level is harmful to both the mother and the unborn child. However, the cause for gestational diabetes is unknown.
Typically, gestational diabetes can be diagnosed between weeks 24 and 28 of pregnancy.The mother and the unborn child can both remain healthy by controlling gestational diabetes. By taking immediate steps to control the blood glucose levels, you can safeguard both your health and that of your unborn child. Routine check-ups and tests such as blood pressure tests, urine tests, infection screening, glucose screening, etc help in detecting gestational diabetes early on. Get in touch with our expert gynaecologists to know more! Call us on 044 4524 2407.
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