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Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a common complication during pregnancy resulting from poorly controlled blood sugar levels. It is growing in prevalence, with incidences ranging from 3.5-12% (1-3). Longer term health implications are also coming to light, with a seven-fold increased risk of mothers developing type 2 diabetes later in life (4), whilst children of…

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