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Pregnancy diabetes is a red flashing light that we can’t ignore

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Dr Josie Evans

Dr Josie Evans, Reader in Public Health, has been published in The Conversation:

Most people are well aware of two of the main forms of diabetes – type 1, which usually first appears in young people; and the more common type 2, which often emerges in the over 40s and is associated with obesity and sedentary lifestyles. We hear far less about the third form, gestational diabetes, which temporarily affects as many as 16% of pregnant women.

Gestational diabetes is…

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