Questions for the Doctor Questions for the Doctor

Gestational Diabetes Screening: Questions for the doctor

What do I ask the doctor?

Visiting the doctor can be stressful. It helps to have questions written down before your appointment.
Print this list of questions, and take it with you the next time you visit your doctor or midwife.

  • What puts me at risk for gestational (“jes-TAY-shon-al”) diabetes?
  • Is there anything I can do to lower my risk?
  • How will you test me for gestational diabetes?
  • How could gestational diabetes affect my baby’s health?
  • How could gestational diabetes affect my health?
  • If I have gestational diabetes, what happens next?