Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes, which is found in women during pregnancy period for the first time. It is similar to other diabetes in which your blood sugar or blood glucose becomes too high. Glucose is essential for body for energy, but excess amount of glucose can be harmful. Particularly during your pregnancy period, higher amount of sugar is certainly not good for your baby. Gestational diabetes can be treated. If pregnant women keep adequate control of glucose levels can effectively decrease risk of gestational diabetes.