Gestational Diabetes Specialists Near Me in Reno, NV

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"Sandra was professional and listened to my issues. I feel that she asked the right questions and was prepared for my appt. Definitely recommend to others."
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"Dr. Ike was very kind and understanding, he listened to my concerns and addressed them thoroughly. I particularly liked that in such a short window of time he made me feel comfortable and comfortable and confident in his abilities as a provider. I would recommend to my loved ones."
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"Jacinta is great. Friendly, polite, and I felt like I could tell her anything I needed to. What a great service, thank you"
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"Dawn Drewes was absolutely amazing. This was my first telehealth visit ever and I felt I got the same level of care I would get in person. Good health providers can be difficult to find and Dawn Drewes is one of the good ones. Her personality really puts you at ease and she communicates beautifully. Everything we discussed was clear and concise but she is open to any questions you have if need be. I will be a loyal patient going forward."
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"The provider was empathetic and carrying to my medical situation. The provider shared his professional prospective and assisted me with kindness and compassion. I will certainly refer any and everyone to your service. Again, thank you for all the help!!!!"
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"Patrick was warm professional and very prompt. Would most definitely recommend him."
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"The doctor listened to my concerns and asked pertinent questions. He gave me a prescription but also recommended other methods to get me feeling better as soon as possible. I will definitely use this service and go through this provider again."
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"He was quick , knowable, caring and listened. He was able diagnose quickly and got me exactly what I needed"

About Gestational diabetes

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Gestational diabetes (GD) is a form of diabetes that appears in pregnant women. Your body’s response to hormone changes (specifically insulin) during pregnancy can affect your body’s ability to control blood sugar levels, which can make blood sugar rise. This may result in gestational diabetes.

Gestational diabetes commonly appears in the middle of pregnancy, usually around weeks 24-28. However, women who are at higher risk of GD should be screened earlier in pregnancy.

In most women, gestational diabetes results in unnoticeable or relatively mild symptoms.

Between 2-10% of women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy. While there is no singular cause of the condition, there are several risk factors that may increase the likelihood of developing gestational diabetes.

Risk factors for gestational diabetes include:

  • Age (women over the age of 25 are more likely to develop gestational diabetes)
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Obesity
  • Prediabetes or personal history of GD
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Previous birth of a baby weighing more than 9 lbs
  • Race: Women of African, Asian, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Island descent are more likely to develop gestational diabetes

Even though the symptoms of GD are mild, the condition can lead to serious complications for your baby and you, if left untreated.

GD can lead to complications such as:

  • Excessive birth weight
  • Cesarean birth (C-section)
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) in the baby
  • Preterm birth
  • Obesity
  • Pre-eclampsia: Characterized as high blood pressure (gestational HTN) and internal organ damage in the mother during pregnancy
  • Future diagnosis of diabetes in the child and mother
  • Stillbirth

Even though it can lead to serious complications, GD can be effectively treated through blood sugar monitoring, medication, and lifestyle changes. If you are experiencing a sudden onset of the symptoms listed above, talk to your doctor about a screening test for gestational diabetes.

Treatment Options

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Below are common treatment options for GD. During your appointment, talk to your doctor about the treatment plan that’s right for you.

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