Tag Archives: Gestational Diabetes

The Infant Born to a Woman with Gestational Diabetes

Abstract Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance with onset during pregnancy. During pregnancy, women with GDM develop insulin resistance, which results in altered glucose tolerance. As a result, there are frequent episodes of hyperglycemia and high levels … Continue reading

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Controlling diabetes in pregnancy. What is the best approach?

In this study Jeffrey D. Sperling, from the University of California, San Francisco, compared the effectiveness of multiple daily injections (MDI) for controlling women’s insulin levels during their pregnancies with the effectiveness of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII). 156 women … Continue reading

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Edwards syndrome and birth problems

Edwards syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by anomalies on the 18th chromosome. In this study Sarah K. Dotters-Katz, from the University of North Carolina, led a team of researchers looking into the links between Edwards Syndrome and birth problems. … Continue reading

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Diabetic women who neglect themselves have sicker babies

People with diabetes and gestational diabetes don’t always stick to their complex, inconvenient and time-consuming care regimes as well as they should. In this study Jeffrey Daniel Sperling, from the University of California in San Francisco, led a team of … Continue reading

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