The incidence of gestational diabetes is increasing. Adequate treatment of gestational diabetes reduces the associated poor outcomes. Nutritional and dietary counseling are first-line treatment options. However, if glucose levels are not adequately controlled, then oral hypoglycemic therapy or insulin therapy should be initiated. After pregnancy, all women with gestational diabetes should be screened for overt diabetes and should receive early screening for gestational diabetes in future pregnancies .
KeywordsGestational diabetes Obese Insulin Glucose screen Glyburide Metformin
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