Diabetes in Pregnancy Raises Risk of Heart Disease
Women who have had gestational diabetes have an increased risk not only for Type 2 diabetes later in life, but for heart disease and hypertension as well.
18 hours ago - NY Times - 3 articles
Patient Perspectives on Nurse-led Consultations Within a Pilot Structured Transition Program for Young Adults Moving From an Academic Tertiary Setting to Community-based Type 1 Diabetes Care
We aimed to evaluate patient self-management activities, patient perceptions of the therapeutic relationship and satisfaction with nurse-led consultations as part of a...
3 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass similarly successful in reducing BMI
Patients with morbid obesity who underwent either laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy or laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedures had similar success in reducing their...
3 days ago - Healio
EndoBreak: Obesity in 2018; Diabetes Risks in Pregnancy
News and commentary from the endocrinology world
3 days ago - MedPageToday
Outcomes Get Worse for Pregnant Women With Diabetes in Scotland
Perinatal outcomes for mothers with diabetes in Scotland have not improved over time and, if anything, are worse today than they were 15 years ago. Medscape Medical News
5 days ago - Medscape
Women who have gestational diabetes in pregnancy are at higher risk of future health issues
Women who have gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease in the...
5 days ago - ScienceDaily - 4 articles
Genetic study identifies six new gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes in children
This article outlines a recent study which identified six novel gene regions in children who are at risk of type 1 diabetes.
5 days ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Scientists identify six new gene regions that may help treat type 1 diabetes
Six novel chromosomal regions identified by scientists leading a large, prospective study of children at risk for type 1 diabetes will enable the discovery of more genes that...
6 days ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Breastfeeding appears to cut risk of Type 2 diabetes in women
Pediatricians say exclusive breastfeeding for at least the first six months can help prevent diarrhea and pneumonia in infants and reduce the risk of infections, allergies and...
6 days ago - Topix
Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later
In babies, breast-feeding has been linked to a reduced risk for infections, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, some cancers and childhood overweight and obesity.
6 days ago - Web MD - 3 articles
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One Time Opioid Use During Pregnancy Can Increase Risk of Birth Abnormalities
Withdrawal from exposure to opioids in utero increases the incidence of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.
Young Girls Showing Up To March Will Restore Your Faith In The Future
The kids of this year's Women's March will give you all the feels If you ever wanted faith that the next generation knows what's up, look no further than this weekend's Women's...
Taking Antithyroid Drugs During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Birth Defects
Exposure to antithyroid drugs like methimazole or propylthiouracil during the first trimester increases the risk for birth defects.
Parents' horror after their baby's skull was crushed
Evan Tuite, who was born at the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Ireland, passed away in his mother Fiona's arms just hours after he entered the world in June 2012.
Obese children are 'losing two decades of healthy life'
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have criticised ministers' ‘piecemeal' approach to preventing long-term illness.
Marijuana Use Does Not Correlate With Lower Chances or Getting Pregnant
First study to evaluate the link between the average per-cycle probability of conception and marijuana use found that marijuana use does not lower chances of getting pregnant.
To The Couples Who Share A Facebook Account, We Have Questions
Dear Joint Facebook Account Holders, This isn't going to be fun for you, I'm afraid. You know how it feels when a stranger points out the huge chunk of spinach you've had stuck...
Intensive care doctor became a patient on her own ward
Dr Rana Awdish is an intensive care doctor in Detroit. When she was seven months pregnant, she lost her baby and became a patient on her own word. She details her extraordinary...
A Day in the Life of Clarice Clemmens, M.D
“A Fan for All Seasons” Where the Blue Ridge yawns its greatness or where the Ashley River meets the Cooper River - Clarice Clemmens, M.D., pediatric ENT at MUSC Children's...
You Can Finally Buy Vagina-Shaped Confetti, Thank God
The time has come - with little to no foreplay, as usual If you're in the market for products shaped like genitals, then the internet is here to help you. In fact, that's...