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Symptoms & causes

Learn more about gestational diabetes symptoms and causes.



Many women are surprised to learn they have gestational diabetes because they have no symptoms. If you have symptoms, they may include increased thirst, increased urination and hunger.

Causes & risk factors

If you have any of the health problems that could lead to diabetes, being overweight, have high blood pressure, or a family history of the condition, you could be more likely to get gestational diabetes.

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