Many healthcare facilities recently switched from a two-step gestational diabetes screening to a one-step process. At one facility, in particular, gestational diabetes diagnoses increased by up to 41% after this change, but there were… Read More
A new study completed by researchers from McGill University found that women with both hypertension and gestational diabetes in the same pregnancy had significantly increased risk of developing other conditions later in life. This includes… Read More
Researchers from Korea University Guro Hospital have recently evaluated data on over 53,100 women to look at how gestational diabetes affects the development of diabetes later in life. These women were initially screened between 2002 and… Read More
A new study suggests that babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes are more likely to have increased body fat during early life. At two months of age, these babies had 16% more body fat than babies of mothers who did not have the disorder.… Read More
According to a study completed at Wollongong Hospital in Australia, the prevalence of gestational diabetes will vary with the seasons. Higher rates are experienced during the summer, while lower rates are more common in the winter.
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Researchers have found that Chinese women who had both hypertension and gestational diabetes during pregnancy were significantly more likely to develop type 2 diabetes or prediabetes later than other women. This includes women with gestational… Read More
Researchers have found that pregnancy lipid profiles could identify women who are at risk for gestational diabetes. In women who developed the disease, a variety of conditions were noted, including lower HDL concentration, lower LDL peak… Read More
A new study has shown that Chinese women who participated in moderate or high levels of exercise during pregnancy had significantly reduced risks of gestational diabetes. This was compared to women who sat at home for extended periods of time… Read More
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New findings published in Breastfeeding Medicine indicate that women with gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at a greater risk of experiencing a low milk supply than women without the disease.… Read More
A recent study has found that excessive abdominal fat in early pregnancy could increase the risk of developing gestational diabetes. While previous research has shown that visceral fat was a diabetes risk factor, this study shows that total… Read More