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What Are the Potential Complications From Gestational Diabetes for the Mother?

If Gestational Diabetes (also known as Gestational diabetes mellitus) left undetected and/or unmanaged, blood sugar levels can remain elevated and cause health problems for you and your baby.

If you have GDM, you could be at an increased of:

  • High blood pressure
  • Future diabetes
  • Increased likelihood of needing a C-section

Read more about Gestational Diabetes

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