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Gestational Diabetes (Gestational Diabetes Mellitus) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus; Diabetes Mellitus, Gestational; Diabetes, Gestational; Diabetes, Pregnancy Induced; Pregnancy-Induced Diabetes Show All >>

Networked: 3677 relevant articles (80 outcomes, 645 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Gestational Diabetes

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Insulin (Novolin) : 26 outcomes 145 studies in 875 results : FDA 2
  2. Glucose (Dextrose) : 21 outcomes 252 studies in 1494 results : FDA 175 Generic
  3. Metformin (Glucophage) : 12 outcomes 41 studies in 127 results : FDA 4 Generic
  4. Glyburide (Glibenclamide) : 12 outcomes 19 studies in 85 results : FDA 20 Generic
  5. Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar) : 7 outcomes 27 studies in 224 results : IBA
  6. insulin LISPRO (Humalog) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 11 results : FDA 2
  7. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 42 results : IBA
  8. Carbon Monoxide : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 15 results : IBA
  9. insulin aspart (NovoLog) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 2
  10. Vitamins : 2 outcomes 1 study in 10 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Gestational Diabetes

  1. Weight Gain
  2. Overweight
  3. Insulin Resistance
  4. Diabetes Complications
  5. Pre-Eclampsia (Preeclampsia)
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Key Therapies for Gestational Diabetes

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  1. Bariatric Surgery : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 17 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes in 8 results
  3. Prenatal Care : 1 outcome 9 studies in 37 results
  4. Diet Therapy (Therapy, Diet) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 20 results
  5. Nutrition Therapy (Medical Nutrition Therapy) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 16 results
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