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Gestational diabetes

Summary of Gestational diabetes
Gestational diabetes is a condition in which women without previously diagnosed diabetes exhibit high blood glucose levels during pregnancy (especially during their third trimester). This is confirmed by a one hour oral glucose challenge and a three hour glucose tolerance test. Gestational diabetes is caused when insulin receptors do not function properly. This is likely due to pregnancy-related factors such as the presence of human placental lactogen that interferes with susceptible insulin receptors. 

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