Types of diabetes in pregnancy


Types of diabetes in pregnancy


There are 2 types of diabetes:

Overt Diabetes:

  • Diabetic Female has conceived
  • Blood sugar levels are ↑ from day 1 of pregnancy
  • Free radicals are formed from Day 1
  • ↑ chances of congenital malformations in baby

Gestational Diabetes:

  • Female was normoglycemic before
  • Blood sugar levels are ↑ after 24-28 weeks
  • Free radicals are formed after 24-28 weeks
  • Organogenesis is complete
  • No. congenital defects

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