Gestational Diabetes

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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 …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …