How can the risk of preeclampsia be reduced in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)?

Updated: Apr 29, 2020
  • Author: Thomas R Moore, MD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Recommendations in the 2018 edition of the American Diabetes Association’s “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes” urge pregnant women with preexisting type 1 or type 2 diabetes to consider taking a low daily aspirin dose beginning at the end of the first trimester in order to lower their preeclampsia risk. [27]


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