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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

Diabetes detected for the first time during pregnancy - 90 %

Over the next 2-3 decades there will be 80 million reproductive-age women with Diabetes of this 20 million will be in India.

Women diagnosed to have GDM are at increased risk of future diabetes predominantly type 2, as are their children.

GDM offers an important opportunity for the development, testing and implementation of clinical strategies for diabetes prevention.

Get all the advice and treatment for GDM at our clinic

Uncontrolled diabetes during pregnancy leads to 2 problems

Increased maternal & foetal morbidity/mortality
Higher rate of foetal malformations

Under the expert care at our clinic, such issues can be avoided with proper consultation

Maternal Complications

  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Pyelonephritis, other infections
  • Preterm labor
  • Abortions
  • Traumatic delivery
  • Overt diabetes

Foetal Complications

  • Congenital anomalies
  • IUGR
  • Increased still-births
  • Macrosomia
  • Increased Respiratory problems
  • Jaundice
  • Long term effects - Diabetes

GDM can be prevented

  • Screen pregnant women early
  • Pre pregnancy counselling
  • Initiate treatment early
  • Euglycaemia is the goal in pregnancy
  • Frequent Monitoring
  • Expert Guidance is a must
  • Post partum monitoring