Gestational Diabetes

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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