Are you at risk?

Women are at an increased risk for gestational diabetes if they:adults and children

  • Are overweight or obese
  • Have a family history of diabetes
  • Delivered babies larger than 8 lbs. 5 oz. or more
  • Have a history of high blood pressure
  • Have a history of gestational diabetes
  • Are of non-white ethnicity—Hispanics, African Americans, Asians, Native Americans
  • Are 25 years or over