Latest Diabetes mellitus and pregnancy Stories

2006-03-15 14:50:00

Women who are physically active before pregnancy are less likely to develop diabetes during pregnancy, a new study shows. It also indicates that the risk rises with the amount of pre-pregnancy television viewing.

2006-03-10 09:29:30

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Gestational diabetes mellitus appears to increase the risk of developing diabetes later in life, Finnish investigators report in Diabetes Care. Dr. Juha S.

2006-01-16 10:28:17

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Results of a study provide more evidence that engaging in regular physical activity before and during pregnancy reduces a woman's risk developing pregnancy-induced diabetes (a.k.a. gestational diabetes).

2006-01-03 15:17:36

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women with diabetes tend to have abnormally large babies, but it seems that active fetuses manage to stay a relatively normal size, new research suggests.

2005-11-15 14:54:29

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - High homocysteine in the early postpartum period is an independent risk factor for the development of diabetes in women with a history of pregnancy-induced diabetes (a.k.a. gestational diabetes), a study suggests.

2005-10-04 14:34:46

The babies of women with diabetes are two to five times more likely to develop birth defects than offspring of women without the disease. A recent study in animals by scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston helps explain why. The research, appearing in the October issue of the American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism, suggests that high blood glucose levels early in pregnancy deprive the embryo of oxygen, interfering with its development.

2005-06-13 15:57:09

A major international study coordinated from Adelaide, South Australia has shown that treating pregnant women who develop mild gestational (pregnancy-related) diabetes helps their babies and improves the mother's health-related quality of life without increasing the risk of caesarean section.

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