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The advice that many overweight and obese women are receiving on gestational weight gain from their providers is insufficient and often inappropriate, research shows.
Triad of Factors Ups Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
New research shows certain women are 43 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes mellitus after childbirth.
Risk of Type 2 Diabetes after GDM Can Be Reduced
Medical and lifestyle interventions successfully lowered the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.
Probiotics and Gestational Diabetes Control
Probiotics don't improve the metabolic health of women with GDM but may help those at risk for future metabolic and cardiovascular disease.
Mobility Impairments and Pregnancy
New research sheds light on how pregnancy can affect women with a mobility disability, such as a spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy.
Best Diet for Gestational Diabetes
For women with gestational diabetes, a low glycemic index diet was associated with less need for insulin and lower birth weights for the babies.
Fried Food Ups Gestational Diabetes Risk
Women who consume fried foods more than 7 times a week pre-pregnancy are more likely to have gestational diabetes when they become pregnant.
3 Ways to Prevent Gestational Diabetes
New data highlights the importance of 3 key behaviors of all women of reproductive age for preventing gestational diabetes.
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