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08 Jan 2014

       Women who are pregnant may develop a form of Diabetes which is called Gestational Diabetes.   Just as may be the case with ordinary Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes develops because a woman's body does not make enough insulin.  This results in high blood sugar levels.  It is estimated that Gestational Diabetes afflicts 2 to 3 percent of all pregnancies.  The signs and symptoms of this disease may be thirstiness, excessive unrination, fatigue, yeast infections and vision problems.  Often, however, a gestational diabetic may experience no symptoms.

There are many risk factors which would indicate that a woman may develop Gestational...