Study: Pregnant Women With Type 1 Diabetes at Risk of Giving Birth Prematurely

Pregnant women with Type 1 diabetes are at increased risk of delivering their baby prematurely, according to new research from Sweden. In a previous …

Maternal Gestational Diabetes Linked to Diabetes in Children

Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy could be at increased risk of Type 1 diabetes themselves, according to a new study …

Breast Milk Analyses Show New Opportunities for Reducing Risk of Childhood Obesity

New research suggests the composition of breast milk in normal weight mothers differs from that of overweight mothers, and that variations in small …

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 …