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Pre-Pregnancy Test for Gestational Diabetes
With gestational diabetes, pregnant women have high blood sugar levels that can seriously harm their baby’s health. Hormone testing before pregnancy may help catch those who are at high risk for this condition.
Continuing Toilet Trips After Birth
A common problem among pregnant women is a constant need to use the restroom. This need can turn into a more serious condition after pregnancy if these future moms are unable to keep normal blood sugar levels while baby is in the womb.
Looking for Gestational Diabetes Early
One of the complications pregnant women can develop is gestational diabetes. Finding out the risk for gestational diabetes as early as possible can help women and care providers manage it.
Diabetes Rx and Breast Cancer Survival
The diabetes drug metformin has been something of a darling in the cancer world of late. Previous research has shown that it may help prevent or beat cancer. But a new study has come along that creates a question mark.
Pregnancy Issues Now, Diabetes Later?
Both pre-eclampsia and gestational diabetes are serious pregnancy complications that require medical attention. However, they might be signs of later health issues to watch for as well.
Can Low-Carb Help Gestational Diabetes?
Gestational diabetes is one common pregnancy complication women might face. How much can a woman's diet influence her treatment for this condition?
Sleep Hormone Loss Raises Diabetes Risk
Melatonin is key to regulating your wake-sleep cycle, and a lack of this hormone can affect your health in many ways. New research suggests it may even raise your risk of diabetes.
Mama's Diabetes After Delivery
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes need excellent blood sugar control. Fortunately, many diabetic women bring their blood sugar to normal levels during pregnancy. But how do they fare after the baby is born?
Diabetes in Pregnancy Can Be Costly
Bringing a baby into this world means more than extra responsibility. It also means extra costs, especially if you have diabetes during pregnancy.
Does Breast Cancer Increase Diabetes Risks?
Scientists have found that diabetes and cancer like to interact. A new study suggests women who’ve had breast cancer and their doctors need to be aware that developing diabetes is a real risk.