Study: Balanced Diet, Exercise May Not Prevent Gestational Diabetes

A new study from Louisiana State University is the latest evidence that the “first-line” strategy– diet and exercise, for …

Influences of Maternal Diabetes on Fetal Heart Development

Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common birth defect. And even with remarkable advances in care, it remains the leading cause of …

Scientists Work to Discover Mechanisms Behind Neonatal Diabetes

Sometimes diabetes is diagnosed very early on in small babies, and researchers at the University of Helsinki are doing more to understand why, in …

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Improved Gestational Diabetes Outcomes, Study

Women with gestational diabetes who were on a Mediterranean diet for 3 months had improved glycemic levels, that were comparable to pregnant women …

Link Between Hypoglycemia and Dementia Further Elucidated

Severe hypoglycemia has much more serious consequences in people who have both diabetes and dementia than those with diabetes alone, according to new …

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 …