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Gestational Diabetes Screening: Questions for the Doctor

Use these questions to start a conversation with your doctor or midwife about screening for gestational diabetes.

Review Date: December 21, 2012

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Diabetes and Pregnancy

Learn how to control your blood sugar before and during pregnancy to help prevent birth defects and other poor outcomes, such as miscarriages or stillbirths.

Review Date: December 21, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Family Health History and Diabetes

If you have a mother, father, brother, or sister with type 2 diabetes, you are at risk for developing the disease. Talking about your family health history is the first step to preventing type 2 diabetes.

Review Date: January 25, 2013

National Diabetes Education Program