"Diabetes, Gestational" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Diabetes mellitus induced by PREGNANCY but resolved at the end of pregnancy. It does not include previously diagnosed diabetics who become pregnant (PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS). Gestational diabetes usually develops in late pregnancy when insulin antagonistic hormones peaks leading to INSULIN RESISTANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; and HYPERGLYCEMIA.
- Diabetes, Gestational
- Diabetes, Pregnancy-Induced
- Diabetes, Pregnancy Induced
- Pregnancy-Induced Diabetes
- Gestational Diabetes
- Diabetes Mellitus, Gestational
- Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
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