Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (Pregnancy) Nursing Care, Symptoms for Maternity Nursing

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Gestational diabetes mellitus review on nursing care, symptoms, and pathophysiology.

Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that occurs during the 2nd to 3rd trimester of pregnancy. It tends to disappear after pregnancy. However, many women will go on to develop Type 2 diabetes later one.

Gestational diabetes development during to low insulin sensitivity that occurs during later pregnancy. This is majorly influenced by pregnancy hormones such as human placental lactogen etc.

Symptoms of gestational diabetes are similar to hyperglycemia: increased hunger, thirst, urination, glucose in the urine, fruity breath, etc.

For more detailed information on nursing care, risk factors and patho, please watch the video.

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20 Comments

  1. RegisteredNurseRN
  2. Natasha BenjaMin

    As a mom of two and 1 on the way I just want to say the Glucose drink is the nastiest thing ever.

  3. Tina Grant

    Wow you are such a GOD sent help

  4. Anisha Devkota

    hey there!!! Your virtual student from nepal…… I love you for everything

  5. krista Hinson

    I failed my 1hr and just finished my 3hr i hope it turns out ok because I had a half cup of coffee with cream

  6. miimi Zuna

    I feel like I’m learning more from here than my actual school

  7. Navjot Ghuman

    You are just made for teaching us nursing

  8. Chantal Castonguay

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  9. chrisgurl30

    Thank you Sarah, RN for making this more easier to understand.

  10. Magpie Felicity

    great explanation! thank you

  11. Ify Okocha

    You are a great teacher. Thanks for breaking it down so well

  12. BoN Bon

    Love you sarahhhhh, kisses to your bundle of joy.Thank you for all you do

  13. Shanielle Samuels

    I currently have gestational diabetes. Was diagnosed at 17 weeks. My doctors checked that early because I had preeclampsia in my last pregnancy. I'm currently 29 weeks. Anyway, I washed this video to further educate myself on my condition. With what I know and what I learned from this video, I got a B on the test 😆 I now know a lot about preeclampsia, hypertension and diabetes. Starting to consider switching careers to nursing because I want to help people who are going through any type of complications during pregnancy. Congratulations to anyone in nursing school or who have passed their nursing exams. You are all champions ❤❤❤ This video was sooo helpful!!!

  14. Esther Usoro

    you are a great instructor Ms Sarah keep the good work going Good bless am understanding OB now from ur lecture.

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