Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy (gestation). Like other types of diabetes, gestational diabetes affects how your cells use sugar (glucose). Gestational diabetes causes high blood sugar that can affect your pregnancy and your baby's health. But what are the signs?
A diagnosis of prediabetes may be unwelcome, but it may be the single most important piece of information you ever get from your doctor. Knowing that you have prediabetes gives you a chance to improve your blood sugar control and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.