This booklet for pregnant women who have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes explains the symptoms of, outcomes, and general treatments for the condition.
This 48-page booklet is part of the NICHD's research portfolio in women's health. The information is intended for women who have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that only pregnant women get. The booklet explains gestational diabetes, its causes, and its symptoms. It also provides a general treatment plan for the condition that patients and health care professionals can use to set up a treatment regimen that addresses the woman's specific needs.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS. (2003). Managing Gestational Diabetes: A Patient's Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy (04-2788). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.