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Pregnancy & Diabetes

Diabetes definitely requires additional attention during pregnancy, whether you live with type 1 or type 2 diabetes or have gestational diabetes. Nevertheless, care and support can keep parent and baby healthy throughout the pregnancy and beyond.

Find answers to your questions and learn about gestational diabetes here.

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