Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes May Indicate Future Subclinical Renal Issues

Gestational Diabetes May Indicate Future Subclinical Renal Issues

The researchers found that, compared with women without gestational diabetes or subsequent diabetes, women with a history of gestational diabetes had significantly higher estimated glomerular filtration rate.

Findings Do Not Support Glyburide as First-Line Treatment for Gestational Diabetes

Findings Do Not Support Glyburide as First-Line Treatment for Gestational Diabetes

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Findings do not support noninferiority of glyburide for prevention of perinatal complications of gestational diabetes.

Antipsychotic Use and Gestational Diabetes: Is There a Link?

Antipsychotic Use and Gestational Diabetes: Is There a Link?

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Results showed there was a significant crude risk linked to continuing vs discontinuing certain antipsychotics and developing gestational diabetes; for quetiapine the risk was 7.1% vs 4.1% (adjusted relative risk [ARR] 1.28), respectively; among olanzapine users it was 12% vs 4.7% (ARR 1.61), respectively.

Effects of Maternal Gestational Diabetes on Neonatal Hypoglycemia: Diet vs Insulin Treatment

Effects of Maternal Gestational Diabetes on Neonatal Hypoglycemia: Diet vs Insulin Treatment

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Routine screening for neonatal hypoglycemia after pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes (GD) reveals high incidence of both mild and severe hypoglycemia for both diet-controlled and insulin-treated GD and across the full range of birth weight centiles.

Glyburide is not noninferior to insulin in reducing perinatal complications in gestational diabetes

In this randomized controlled trial, glyburide was not noninferior in terms of the composite rate of macrosomia, neonatal hypoglycemia, and hyperbilirubinemia compared with subcutaneous insulin.

Pre-Pregnancy Fitness Lowers Gestational Diabetes Risk

Pre-Pregnancy Fitness Lowers Gestational Diabetes Risk

Researchers assessed the associations of pre-pregnancy fitness, moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity, and time spent watching television on subsequent development of gestational diabetes.

Obesity Risk in Infants Born to Women With Diabetes

Obesity Risk in Infants Born to Women With Diabetes

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Parents and healthcare workers should carefully consider the risk for obesity in infants born to women with diabetes, especially infants born large for gestational age, and should initiate preventive measures where possible.

Lactation Lowers Risk for T2D After Gestational Diabetes

Lactation Lowers Risk for T2D After Gestational Diabetes

For women with previous gestational diabetes, lactation is associated with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, although there is no benefit for long-term lactation.

Effect of Glycemic Control During Labor on Neonatal Hypoglycemia Examined

Effect of Glycemic Control During Labor on Neonatal Hypoglycemia Examined

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High-quality studies are needed to determine whether tight intrapartum glycemic control is superior to more relaxed glycemic targets intrapartum for women with diabetes in pregnancy.

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.

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