My wife is 5.5 months pregnant and has gestational diabetes. Is metformin safe for her and the baby? What can we do to make sure that diabetes goes away after delivery?
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Large clinical trials have proven the safety of use of metformin in gestational diabetes.We have been using it for many years now in UK.There is a 40% risk of developing type 2 diabetes following delivery although in majority of the cases diabetes goes away.You may want to consider consulting a well qualified diabetologist with experience in managing gestational diabetes
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