What Increases the Chances of Developing Gestational Diabetes?
The risk of developing gestational diabetes is high for some people than others. The risk is high when:
- Someone is overweight
- Someone has developed gestational diabetes before
- There is a history in the family of type 2 diabetes
- Having a polycystic ovary syndrome, which is a hormonal disorder
- Someone is Native American, African American, Pacific Islander American, Asian American or Hispanic
- Someone has pre-diabetes