Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Diagnosis and Treatment
Ritika Gupta* and Purnima Tyagi
Department of Biotechnology, Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET), Meerut, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Ritika Gupta
Department of Biotechnology
Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: May 17, 2017; Accepted Date: May 26, 2017; Published Date: May 31, 2017
Citation: Gupta R, Tyagi P (2017) Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Diagnosis and Treatment. J Med Physiol Ther 1:104.
Copyright: © 2017 Gupta R, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Gestational Diabetes metabolic disorder is highly prevailing among pregnant women nowadays. Various risk factors are associated with this disorder thus leading to complications to both mother and neonatal. About 5% pregnancies are affected by gestational diabetes. There can be long term risk to both mother and infant if not treated. There is also 50% chance for pregnant women of developing type 2 diabetes. Therefore, to maintain optimal glycaemic control there is a need to adopt appropriate screening and diagnose methods.