Gestational Diabetes

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Case Study: Antidepressants Used During Pregnancy Linked to Gestational Diabetes

A new study finds that taking antidepressants while pregnant may increase the risk of gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that can develop …

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Overgrowth of Babies May Begin Weeks Before Diabetes Test

A common complication of gestational diabetes, the overgrowth of the baby begins weeks before women are tested for the disease, according to new …

Study: Mediterranean Diet During Pregnancy Reduces Gestational Diabetes

A simple Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy has the potential to reduce the risk of gestational diabetes, and weight gain according to a new study …

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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 …

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Study: Unsuccessful Pregnancies More likely if Diabetes Not Diagnosed

Women who develop diabetes in pregnancy but are not diagnosed are much more likely to experience stillbirth than women without the condition, …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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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 …