Pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who have high blood glucose (sugar) levels during pregnancy are said to have gestational diabetes. Also known as pregnancy-induced diabetes, it's one of the most common health problems for expectant moms.
If you develop diabetes during pregnancy, you may require special medical care. Gestational diabetes care is offered by our maternal-fetal medicine physicians at UMass Memorial Medical Center, who specialize in the care of high-risk pregnancies and provide the very best care for you and your baby. We will work with you to develop a care plan that meets your needs and lifestyle.