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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – June 2012

Free Screening of Gestational Diabetes Video

Format: Video
Institute: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Gestational diabetes mellitus is a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. Women who have had gestational diabetes and their children may have increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

You can get tips from a woman with a history of gestational diabetes in the National Diabetes Education Program's (NDEP's) new video, "The Lasting Impact of Gestational Diabetes: Making Healthy Choices as a Family." In the video, NDEP volunteer Sandra Aguilar Scott shares advice about preventing type 2 diabetes in her family.

Next Steps

You can view "The Lasting Impact of Gestational Diabetes: Making Healthy Choices as a Family" at http://ndep.nih.gov/resources/ResourceDetail.aspx?ResId=398.

This page last reviewed on August 21, 2012

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