Gestational Diabetes

Neonatal Hypoglycemia Rates in Glyburide vs Insulin Treatment for Gestational Diabetes

Neonatal Hypoglycemia Rates in Glyburide vs Insulin Treatment for Gestational Diabetes

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Ten randomized controlled trials were examined to determine the efficacy and safety of glyburide vs insulin treatment for gestational diabetes.

Pregnancy Complications in Hyperandrogenic PCOS: What Are The Risks?

Pregnancy Complications in Hyperandrogenic PCOS: What Are The Risks?

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Hyperandrogenic PCOS is associated with maternal pregnancy complications, including gestational diabetes.

Best Practices in Preconception Care in Pregestational Diabetes

Best Practices in Preconception Care in Pregestational Diabetes

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Special considerations are needed when treating women of reproductive age with pregestational diabetes.

Maternal Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes Lead to Increased Asthma Risk for Offspring

Maternal Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes Lead to Increased Asthma Risk for Offspring

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Researchers examined the relationship between maternal diabetes and asthma risk in children.

Diet and Exercise Reduce Gestational Weight Gain, Not Neonatal Adiposity

Diet and Exercise Reduce Gestational Weight Gain, Not Neonatal Adiposity

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Neonates did not differ in terms of birthweight, fat mass, body fat percentage, and sum of skinfolds, regardless of treatment.

pGDC59 Biomarker Identifies Pregnancy-Induced Glucose Intolerance

pGDC59 Biomarker Identifies Pregnancy-Induced Glucose Intolerance

One biomarker measurement during pregnancy can identify glucose intolerance with high sensitivity and specificity.

Insulin Use for Gestational Diabetes Associated With Postpartum Diabetes

Insulin Use for Gestational Diabetes Associated With Postpartum Diabetes

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Women who required insulin for gestational diabetes had an increased risk of developing postpartum diabetes.

Gestational Diabetes Incidence Did Not Decrease With Inositol Therapy

Gestational Diabetes Incidence Did Not Decrease With Inositol Therapy

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Gestational diabetes had a 23.3% incidence rate in the combination inositol group compared with 18.3% in the control group.

Gestational Diabetes Risk May Be Reduced With Probiotics

Gestational Diabetes Risk May Be Reduced With Probiotics

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Pregnant women who took lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 in their second trimester had lower rates of gestational diabetes.

Does Inositol Combination Therapy Prevent GDM in Women With DM Family History?

Does Inositol Combination Therapy Prevent GDM in Women With DM Family History?

No difference in incidence of gestational diabetes was noted between those who took inositol supplements vs those who did not.

In Gestational Diabetes, Glyburide Similar to Metformin

In Gestational Diabetes, Glyburide Similar to Metformin

For patients with gestational diabetes, glyburide and metformin are comparable in terms of glucose control and safety.

Gestational Diabetes Risk Linked to Sleep Quality, Duration

Gestational Diabetes Risk Linked to Sleep Quality, Duration

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Women who were pregnant and slept for less than 6 hours per night or had poor sleep quality had a greater risk of developing gestational diabetes.

Future Cardiac Event Risk Higher in Women With Gestational Diabetes

Future Cardiac Event Risk Higher in Women With Gestational Diabetes

The risk of cardiovascular outcomes is elevated for women with gestational diabetes, even in the absence of subsequent type 2 diabetes.

Increased Iron Levels Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Increased Iron Levels Linked to Gestational Diabetes

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Higher iron stores in the body may increase risk for gestational diabetes.

Second Trimester Lipids May Identify Gestational Diabetes

Second Trimester Lipids May Identify Gestational Diabetes

Early second trimester lipids can identify maternal gestational diabetes, according to a study published in Diabetes Care.

Prediabetes Often Goes Undiagnosed in Women With History of Gestational Diabetes

Prediabetes Often Goes Undiagnosed in Women With History of Gestational Diabetes

For women with a history of gestational diabetes, having more health visits in the previous year is associated with receiving diabetes screening.

Gestational Diabetes Recurrence Not Reduced With Supervised Exercise Program

Gestational Diabetes Recurrence Not Reduced With Supervised Exercise Program

Although a supervised exercise program was not beneficial for reducing recurrence of gestational diabetes, the program improves maternal fitness and is linked to reduction in psychological distress.

Seasonal Discrepancy Observed in Gestational Diabetes Diagnoses, Blood Glucose Levels

Seasonal Discrepancy Observed in Gestational Diabetes Diagnoses, Blood Glucose Levels

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Gestational diabetes diagnoses may be more common in the summer than winter.

Gestational, Pregestational Diabetes Increased Risk for Adverse Neonatal Outcomes

Gestational, Pregestational Diabetes Increased Risk for Adverse Neonatal Outcomes

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Babies born to mothers with gestational or pregestational diabetes were more likely to have fetal malformations and other adverse outcomes.

Gestational Diabetes May Play Role in Child's Weight

Gestational Diabetes May Play Role in Child's Weight

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Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes are more likely to be obese at ages 9 to 11.

Can Moderate Exercise Affect Gestational Diabetes Risk?

Can Moderate Exercise Affect Gestational Diabetes Risk?

Obese pregnant women can reduce their risk of gestational diabetes and lower their blood pressure by exercising as little as 3 times a week.

Metabolomics Signature Can Predict Transition From Gestational Diabetes to Type 2 Diabetes

Metabolomics Signature Can Predict Transition From Gestational Diabetes to Type 2 Diabetes

Metabolomics with baseline fasting plasma could predict transition from gestational diabetes to type 2 diabetes.

Low-Intensity Intervention Benefited Women With Gestational Diabetes

Low-Intensity Intervention Benefited Women With Gestational Diabetes

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A tailored mailed letter from pregnant women's health systems improved gestational weight gain.

Adverse Outcomes Among Gestational Diabetes Patients With Impaired Insulin Sensitivity

Adverse Outcomes Among Gestational Diabetes Patients With Impaired Insulin Sensitivity

However, women with insulin secretion defects had similar outcomes as women with normal glucose tolerance.

High Glucose Levels in Pregnancy May 'Imprint' Baby for Obesity

High Glucose Levels in Pregnancy May 'Imprint' Baby for Obesity

Elevated blood glucose and excess weight during pregnancy may change the baby's metabolism.

Gestational Diabetes More Prevalent in Summer vs Winter

Gestational Diabetes More Prevalent in Summer vs Winter

At 1- and 2-hour diagnostic levels, prevalence is lower in winter and higher in summer

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Higher Body Fat in Infants

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Higher Body Fat in Infants

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Body fat in these infants was 16% higher at 2 months.

Herbal Extract May Be Beneficial in Gestational Diabetes

Herbal Extract May Be Beneficial in Gestational Diabetes

A randomized trial shows sizable reduction in fasting plasma glucose, serum insulin levels, and HOMA-IR.

Healthy Diet May Cut Hypertension Risk After Gestational Diabetes

Healthy Diet May Cut Hypertension Risk After Gestational Diabetes

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Women with gestational diabetes who adhered to a healthy diet had a 20% lower chance of developing hypertension.

Folic Acid Consumption in Pregnancy May Raise Gestational Diabetes Risk

Folic Acid Consumption in Pregnancy May Raise Gestational Diabetes Risk

Women who take folic acid supplements during the first trimester of pregnancy may be more likely to develop gestational diabetes.

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