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Does gestational diabetes turn into type 2 diabetes in the future?

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Posted on Tue, 12 May 2015
Question: does gestational diabetes turn into type 2 later on?
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Possible in 15 -20% cases

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear thanks for trusting health care magic.
yes gestational diabetes can turn into type 2 diabetes in later life in almost 15-20% cases.
But in case you have good lifestyle and weight management the inset can be prevented and at least delayed.
Take Care
Regards
Dr Manisha Jain
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Does gestational diabetes turn into type 2 diabetes in the future?

Brief Answer: Possible in 15 -20% cases Detailed Answer: Hello dear thanks for trusting health care magic. yes gestational diabetes can turn into type 2 diabetes in later life in almost 15-20% cases. But in case you have good lifestyle and weight management the inset can be prevented and at least delayed. Take Care Regards Dr Manisha Jain