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(McGill University Health Centre) Gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy, affects between three and 20 percent of pregnant women. Those who develop gestational diabetes ...
Regular breast-feeding for 2 months or more may reduce future progression to type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes mellitus, according to a new study. Medscape Medical News
Women with gestational diabetes who consistently and continuously breastfeed from the time of giving birth are half as likely to develop type 2 diabetes within two years after delivery, according to a...
Improvements are needed in gestational diabetes education and healthcare services to help prevent women with the condition from developing type 2 diabetes later in life, according to a new University ...
Ultrasounds for women with gestational diabetes overestimate the risk for large-for-gestational-age infants and, regardless of the infant's actual weight, increase the odds of cesarean delivery. Med...
Women suffering from symptoms of depression during pregnancy are more likely to sit down for long periods of time in the second trimester, putting them at risk of greater weight gain and contracting g...
The large randomized controlled UPBEAT trial finds a behavioral intervention combining diet and exercise does not prevent gestational diabetes or large-for-gestational age infants in obese pregnan...
Women who exercise during pregnancy are less likely to have gestational diabetes, according to a Spanish study.
We investigated whether bereavement of a close family member - a source of severe psychological stress exposure - the year before pregnancy is associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
This study retrospectively evaluated the complications associated with prepregnancy overweight (OW) or obesity (OB) and gestational weight gain (GWG) in women with or without universally screened and ...
Early life abuse has been linked to later Type 2 diabetes, but its association with gestational diabetes has not been examined. The aim of this study was to examine the association between childhood a...
We investigated the effects of gestational age, birth weight, small for gestational age (SGA), and large for gestational age (LGA) on risk of childhood type 1 diabetes.
Gestational diabetes (GDM) affects up to 200,000 deliveries in the United States each year. With the growing obesity epidemic, delayed childbearing, and multiple gestations, the diagnosis of GDM is ex...