During pregnancy, some women develop high levels of blood sugar, a condition known as gestational diabetes, around the 24th week of pregnancy. In most cases, the condition develops in women who never had diabetes.
This in turn causes inappropriately elevated blood sugar levels. Gestational
diabetes generally has few symptoms and it is most commonly diagnosed by ...
Gestational diabetes — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment of
... Causes. By Mayo Clinic Staff. Researchers don't know why some women ...
Feb 19, 2015 ... Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar that you get only when you're pregnant.
The word "gestational" means the time when the baby grows ...
Apr 3, 2015 ... Gestational diabetes is diabetes that only happens during pregnancy. ... than
others, what the causes are, and how doctors diagnose and treat it.
Find out what gestational diabetes is, how you'll be screened for gestational
diabetes during pregnancy, and what to expect if you have it.
We don't know what causes gestational diabetes, but we have some clues. The
placenta supports the baby as it grows. Hormones from the placenta help the ...
Nov 26, 2014 ... What causes gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is thought to arise
because the many changes, hormonal and otherwise, that occur in ...
What Causes Gestational Diabetes? Advertisement. The exact cause of
gestational diabetes is unknown, but experts believe hormones ...
Causes of gestational diabetes. Diabetes is caused by too much glucose (sugar)
in the blood. The amount of glucose in the blood is controlled by a hormone ...