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Diabetes, Gestational MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Diabetes, Gestational
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.170
C18.452.394.750.448
C19.246.200
Unique ID
D016640
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016640
Annotation
refers to DIABETES MELLITUS, not DIABETES INSIPIDUS; do not confuse with PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS where a diabetic becomes pregnant
Scope Note
Diabetes mellitus induced by PREGNANCY but resolved at the end of pregnancy. It does not include previously diagnosed diabetics who become pregnant (PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS). Gestational diabetes usually develops in late pregnancy when insulin antagonistic hormones peaks leading to INSULIN RESISTANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; and HYPERGLYCEMIA.
Entry Term(s)
Diabetes Mellitus, Gestational
Diabetes, Pregnancy-Induced
Gestational Diabetes
NLM Classification #
WQ 248
Previous Indexing
Pregnancy in Diabetes (1966-1991)
See Also
Pregnancy in Diabetics
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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