GDM Increases Risk of Postpartum Depression (image) University of Eastern Finland Share Print E-Mail Caption Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms and type 2 diabetes later in life. Credit UEF / Raija Törrönen Usage Restrictions Please mention the photo credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.