Tip 21a: maternal diabetes

~5% of all pregnancies involve women with diabetes.

Nearly 90% of these are due to gestational diabetes.

Reference: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2015).  Diabetes in pregnancy: management of diabetes and its complications from preconception to the postnatal period. NG3. London: NICE.

Previously published: 25/10/13, 04/09/14, 13/07/15

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