Gestational Diabetes

According to WebMD, gestational diabetes -- diabetes that develops during pregnancy -- is relatively common, affecting about 4% of all pregnant women.

Lynn Severson, a Nurse Practitioner at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, tells us more about gestational diabetes, including factors that can increase a woman's risk for developing it. She also explains how it can affect both the pregnant woman AND her unborn baby. Lynn tells us how a woman knows if she has gestational diabetes, how it's treated, and what women can do to help prevent it.

Watch the interview for more information!

About the Author...
Katie Kuenkel
Katie and her husband are proud parents of four busy kids (including twins!) and one mischievous puppy. In her free time, Katie enjoys waterskiing, basketball, boating, bowling, , photography, spending time with friends, and going to Daughtry concerts. ;)

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