Gestational diabetes is a complication of pregnancy in which individuals with no history of diabetes have persistently elevated glucose levels. 

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • Normal physiology of glucose maintenance during pregnancy
  • Who is most at risk for gestational diabetes
  • Complications of gestational diabetes (both maternal and newborn)
  • Signs and symptoms of gestational diabetes
  • Key assessments for a patient with gestational diabetes
  • Screening and ongoing tests, including the glucose tolerance test
  • Treatments for gestational diabetes
  • Important things to teach your patient

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