How does gestational diabetes differ from type 1 or 2 diabetes?
Q: How does gestational diabetes differ from type 1 or 2 diabetes?
A: Gestational diabetes affects only pregnant women. People who have type 1 diabetes, sometimes referred to as juvenile diabetes, are generally born with it. Type 2 diabetes accounts for 95 percent of all cases of diabetes in the U.S.; it occurs in adulthood, and is triggered by lifestyle factors such as obesity and lack of physical activity.
Answered by Parents.com-Team