Talking to Your Doctor About Gestational Diabetes
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
Talk openly and often with your healthcare provider. It will help you make the best choices for your care.
Tips for Getting Information
Here are some tips that will help you talk to your doctor:
Questions to Ask
About Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
About Your Risk of Getting GDM
About Treatment Choices
About Lifestyle Changes
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Practice Bulletins—Obstetrics. Practice Bulletin No. 190: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Feb;131(2):e49-e64.
Gestational diabetes. American Diabetes Association website. Available at: https://www.diabetes.org/diabetes/gestational-diabetes. Accessed January 14, 2020.
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dyname.... Updated December 18, 2019. Accessed January 14, 2020.
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Last Updated: 11/18/2020
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