• Blood Sugar Spike in Pregnancy Bad for Mom & Baby

    10 monthes ago - By Web MD

    Among women with elevated blood sugar during pregnancy, nearly 11 percent had type 2 diabetes 10 to 14 years after giving birth, and about 42 percent had pre-diabetes, the findings showed.
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  • Link found between gestational diabetes, postpartum depression risk

    10 monthes ago - By Healio

    Women with gestational diabetes mellitus may be at elevated risk for postpartum depression symptoms, according to findings published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
    “An association between medical history of depression and an increased likelihood of developing has been suggested based on a large multiethnic retrospective cohort study in the U.S.,” Aleksi Ruohomäki, PhD student at the Institute of Clinical Medicine/Psychiatry, University of Eastern Finland, and colleagues wrote. “Nevertheless, data on the relationship between
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  • Untreated gestational diabetes may increase risk for future maternal diabetes, obesity in children

    10 monthes ago - By Healio

    Women with mild gestational diabetes identified after pregnancy were more likely to go on to develop prediabetes or type 2 diabetes during the next decade, whereas children born to mothers with the condition were more likely to have overweight or obesity at follow-up, according to findings published in JAMA.
    Boyd E. Metzger
    “The risks associated with gestational diabetes are not limited to pregnancy outcome, but extend through the lifetime,” Boyd E. Metzger, MD, professor emeritus of endocrinology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, told Endocrine Today. “Studies
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  • More Women at Risk for T2DM with New Criteria for GD

    10 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    52% of women with IADPSG-defined gestational diabetes developed type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes
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  • Mild Gestational Diabetes Ups Risk for Women and Their Children

    10 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Diagnosing gestational diabetes using new looser criteria is important because even 'mild elevations in blood sugar during pregnancy have important implications for both the mother and the child.'
    Medscape Medical News
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