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Mesh term Diabetes, Gestational

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Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy Complications

Description

Diabetes mellitus induced by PREGNANCY but resolved at the end of pregnancy. It does not include previously diagnosed diabetics who become pregnant (PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS). Gestational diabetes usually develops in late pregnancy when insulin antagonistic hormones peaks leading to INSULIN RESISTANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; and HYPERGLYCEMIA.


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Fetal Macrosomia


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jenkins-FCD Prod-480 9a4deaf152b0b06dd18151814fff2e18f6c05280