Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is a type of diabetes that occurs in women during late pregnancy. This type of diabetes affects both the mother and the child. There are no cures yet to be discovered, but there is a way to prevent this type of diabetes. The key and most helpful prevention plan is education. Women should educate themselves before or during pregnancy to avoid for obtaining this disease. Also this type of diabetes has many risk factors. Some which are talked about in the video such as obesity and ethnicity. So in this video it will provide information on how to educate women on GDM and how to avoid from getting this disease.