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NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group ceased to exist at midnight on 30 June 2022.  From 1 July 2022, its functions have been transferred to NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board which is part of our new Health and Care Partnership.  This website is no longer being maintained and will be archived shortly.  
Please visit our new Integrated Care Board website or the Health and Care Partnership website.

Gestational Diabetes & Post Gestational Diabetes Care

Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar (glucose) that develops during pregnancy and usually disappears after giving birth. However this increases your risk of developing Type 2  Diabetes and can happen at any stage of the pregnancy.

Watch the short video below for tips and information about Gestational Diabetes:

More information on this condition is available on the NHS website here.

In Bedfordshire and Luton we also offer ongoing management for Post Gestational Diabetes care. This is a combination of self-referral to Diabetes Prevention education and an annual check up for women who have had Gestational Diabetes. Please speak to your GP/Practice nurse for further information.

For more information and self-referral to our Diabetes Prevention Programme, please visit https://preventing-diabetes.co.uk/referrers/bedfordshire-luton-milton-keynes.

Gestational diabetes care is available in Milton Keynes through referral by your GP/Practice Nurse.

You can also self-refer to the Diabetes Prevention Programme, more information is available here: https://preventing-diabetes.co.uk/referrers/bedfordshire-luton-milton-keynes