If you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, know that you’re not alone. In fact, it’s much more common than you might think. About 9 percent of pregnant women experience gestational diabetes in this country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and studies show it’s on the rise. It’s the type of diabetes […]
In this video, Dr. Katherine Wolfe, director of the diabetes and pregnancy program at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses what an expecting mother can do to ensure a safe pregnancy for her and her child, as well as what to do if the pregnancy itself induces a typically temporary form of this disease.