120111064026-pregnant-woman-body-stomach-story-topApproximately 18% of women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy – meaning they’re up to seven times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes later in life. The good news is that even if you have gestational diabetes, exercise can help. A new study published this week in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine finds that every two hours of moderate activity (like walking or gardening) each week reduces a women’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 9%. Women who added 2.5 hours or more of moderate activity to their weekly regimen reduced their risk for type 2 diabetes by 47%. More