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Home > Health Library > Prediabetes: Progression to Type 2 Diabetes in Women Who've Had Gestational Diabetes
Making major lifestyle changes or taking metformin both work better than a placebo pill at delaying or preventing type 2 diabetes in women who have had gestational diabetes for up to 3 years. A follow-up study at 10 years showed that taking metformin works a little better than making major lifestyle changes in helping to delay or prevent type 2 diabetes.
The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.
Current as of:
August 31, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine
Current as of: August 31, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine
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