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What does GD stand for?

GD stands for Gestational Diabetes

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Furthermore, the authors also found that when combined with gestational diabetes (diabetes only associated with pregnancy, a known risk factor for later diabetes), preeclampsia or gestational hypertension were linked to a further rise in the rate of future diabetes over and above the 13-fold increase resulting from gestational diabetes alone.
AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF DIABETES BERLIN--Vitamin D deficiency during the first trimester of pregnancy linked with a significantly increased risk for the development of gestational diabetes by the second trimester in a study of 655 pregnant women.
NEW YORK -- Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes during pregnancy had a significantly increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder when they reached 6 years old.
July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- There is an increased risk of recurring gestational diabetes in pregnant women who developed gestational diabetes during their first and second pregnancies, according to a Kaiser Permanente study appearing online in The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Kaiser Permanent of Colorado, for instance, a large health care provider and health insurer, found that gestational diabetes rates doubled among its members between 1994 and 2002.