Gestational Diabetes vs. Prediabetes

Risk factors for developing gestational diabetes and prediabetes can often overlap, causing confusion, but the primary difference is the condition of pregnancy in gestational diabetes and the unique insulin needs that accompany it.  Sometimes- particularly if you’re pregnant or could possibly be pregnant and have a prior medical history of either condition- it can be difficult to tell the difference between the two, as having gestational diabetes can increase one’s risk for developing type 2 diabetes later in life.

To clear up all the misconceptions out there, our latest infographic explains everything you need to know about the distinctions between gestational diabetes and prediabetes!

 

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