I had gestational diabetes. How soon after delivery should I get rechecked?

Vandana  R. Sheth
Nutrition & Dietetics
Six weeks after delivery would be a good time to get yourself rechecked to ensure that your blood sugar has returned to normal.

About 6-12 weeks after delivery. Like 90% of the women with gestational diabetes, your blood glucose (BG) levels will probably return to normal right after your baby is born. However, you still run the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. In fact, 5-10% of women with gestational diabetes will have type 2 by the time of this first screening.

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