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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is diabetes that can develop during pregnancy.

It affects women who haven’t been affected by diabetes before and it usually goes away after giving birth. Women who have had gestational diabetes are at higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

More information and support

Diabetes UK – Gestational Diabetes

Visit the website to find out more.

Diabetes UK – Preventing Type 2 diabetes

Visit the website or call Diabetes UK on 0345 123 2399 (local call rate).

Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

If you have a history of gestational diabetes, you may be eligible for a place on the Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention programme. If you are eligible, your GP practice can refer you or you can refer yourself.

To refer yourself or for more information, visit the gestational diabetes section of Reed Wellbeing or telephone 0800 092 1191.

NHS Better Health – Lose Weight

The NHS Better Health webpage has information about losing weight and support that is available.

NHS Digital Weight Management Programme

If you have diabetes or high blood pressure, you may be able to join the NHS Digital Weight Management Programme. It’s a free 12 week programme available on a smartphone, tablet or computer. Click the link above to find out more.