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Diabetes and Pregnant:
Gestational Diabetes

It's Never too Late to prevent diabetes
Its Never Too Early to Prevent Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. Hormones change during a healthy pregnancy along with weight gain. But both changes make it hard for the body to keep up with its need for a hormone called insulin. As a result, the body doesn't get the energy it needs from the food consumed. Listed below are a few resources to guide you with living well if you have gestational diabetes and reducing your risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes following a pregnancy.

Article: Story of Gestational Diabetes

Article:  Its Never Too Early To Prevent Diabetes (Spanish Version)

Additional Resources:

Georgia Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Resources

Pregnancy and Reducing Diabetes Risks

 

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