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Diabetes and Pregnancy

Eye health, blood pressure, glucose levels need extra attention.

Marcia Frellick

HealthKey.com contributor

November 16, 2009

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All women go through changes in their bodies during pregnancy - they need more rest and nutrients, and hormone levels can ebb and flow - but women with diabetes have special concerns and need to see a variety of doctors more often than women without diabetes. Some changes will return to normal after delivery, but some will need lifelong monitoring.

Here are some things to watch for: