High Blood Sugar During Pregnancy Ups Risk of Mother’s Type 2 Diabetes, Child’s Obesity

Mothers with elevated blood glucose during pregnancy – even if not high enough to meet the traditional definition of gestational diabetes – …

Gestational Diabetes May Predispose to Postpartum Depression Symptoms

Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish …

Understanding The Diabetes Eating Disorder: Diabulimia

Did you know that people with diabetes can suffer from an eating disorder? It’s called diabulimia and refers to an eating disorder in which a …

Gestational Diabetes Risk Could Be Identified Earlier in Pregnancy

A blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational diabetes, a pregnancy-related condition …

Babies’ Birthweight High, Despite Good Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes, Small Study Finds

A small U.S. study has found that women with type 1 diabetes still gave birth to larger babies despite good glycemic control using active diabetes …

Diabetes and Pregnancy: Should You Get Screened Earlier?

Almost 2 million women of reproductive age have diabetes, and this number continues to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Gestational Diabetes May Increase Baby’s Heart Disease Risk

Results from an Indiana University School of Medicine study finds having gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and …

The Overview to Know: The Most Common Forms of Diabetes

Diabetes is classified into various groups based on their causes.  The causes also influence the treatment approach to be adopted in handling the …

Seven Types of Diabetes and Their Prevalence

Most people are familiar with the more common forms of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.  But, did you know there are other forms …

Gestational Diabetes: Managing Food Intake During Pregnancy

Reviewed by: Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 4/18 A balanced and healthy diet is important during and after pregnancy and will help control blood glucose …