Gestational Diabetes: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Last updated 18th Mar 2020
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A pinboard by Elpida Vounzoulaki

A hard-working, ambitious PhD student researching diabetes epidemiology and disease prevention.

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Research shows that women who had gestational diabetes (diabetes that first appears in pregnancy and disappears after birth) are way more likely to get type 2 diabetes (a lifelong disease) in the future compared to those with a healthy pregnancy

What is Gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a disease that first appears during pregnancy and goes away completely after giving birth. It is caused when the body cannot make enough insuli...