The prevalence of both type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes is increasing dramatically in conjunction with the worldwide obesity epidemic. Hyperglycemia, owing to pregnancy-induced and preexisting insulin resistance, is associated with significantly greater maternal and fetal risks. To reduce the risk for complications, women with type 2 diabetes require intensive monitoring and close titration of treatment beginning early in pregnancy.
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Cite this: Anne L. Peters. Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes and Pregnancy - Medscape - May 11, 2022.