BBC NEWS: Gestational diabetes: Women left at risk, say researchers

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 20/3/2019

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Co-author Professor Alexander Heazell, from the University of Manchester, said: "It's not clear why some women missed out on being screened or diagnosed for gestational diabetes, but this needs to be improved.

"Gestational diabetes can cause serious complications in pregnancy. It's important that we detect every woman with symptoms so she can receive the appropriate care and support."

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TitleGestational diabetes: Women left at risk, say researchers
Media name/outletBBC News Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date20/03/19
DescriptionCo-author Professor Alexander Heazell, from the University of Manchester, said: "It's not clear why some women missed out on being screened or diagnosed for gestational diabetes, but this needs to be improved.

"Gestational diabetes can cause serious complications in pregnancy. It's important that we detect every woman with symptoms so she can receive the appropriate care and support."
URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-47625488
PersonsAlexander Heazell