A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that increased physical activity can lower the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus progressing to type 2 diabetes mellitus. A common complication of pregnancy, gestational diabetesmellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance that occurs or is first recognized during pregnancy. About one third of women of reproductive age with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have a history of GDM. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>