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Who is at high risk for developing gestational diabetes?

Who is at high risk for developing gestational diabetes?

Risk factors include being overweight or obese, not being physically active, having prediabetes/ gestational diabetes during a previous pregnancy/ polycystic ovary syndrome/ an immediate family member with diabetes/ previously delivered a baby weighing more than 9 pounds (4.1 kilograms) and being of a certain race or ethnicity, such as Black, Hispanic, American Indian and Asian American.

Last updated on 10 May 2022

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