Prevention of type 2 diabetes in pre-existing gestational diabetesAuthor(s): Alina S
Morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes and other non-communicable diseases are increasing. The epidemic is spreading worldwide in both resource-poor and resource-rich countries. Prevention is an important aspect of the fight against disease, and obstetricians play a key role in the fight.For mothers with diabetes, their children, and future generations, prevention starts in the womb. The postpartum period should not be neglected as it offers an opportunity for prevention. Data on the prevention of type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes are presented.