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Chances of getting gestational diabetes again?

Hi Alex, my daughter is 16mths old and with her pregnancy I got gestational diabetes. I am now 20 wks pregnant and I am 36yrs old what r my chances of getting the diabetes again? Thankyou Sharlene

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Answer: Hi Sharlene, You do have a high risk of developing diabetes again. You will be monitored and tested in the next month for signs of diabetes and perhaps commenced on monitoring of your sugar levels or a recommended diet. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 01 May 2008