Gestational Diabetes

Healthy diet reduces hypertension risk after gestational diabetes

Healthy diet reduces hypertension risk after gestational diabetes

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Women who had gestational diabetes may be able to reduce their risk of developing hypertension by eating a healthy diet.

Potato consumption pre-pregnancy linked to diabetes

Potato consumption pre-pregnancy linked to diabetes

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Eating more potatoes before pregnancy may be associated with greater risk of gestational diabetes mellitus,

Monitoring is advised for adults born preterm

Monitoring is advised for adults born preterm

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Premature birth has been associated with a number of adverse health conditions.

Breastfeeding may reduce odds of developing type 2 diabetes

Breastfeeding may reduce odds of developing type 2 diabetes

Breastfeeding for 2 or more months may reduce the odds of developing type 2 diabetes in mothers previously diagnosed with gestational diabetes.

Glyburide increases adverse neonatal outcomes in gestational diabetes

Glyburide increases adverse neonatal outcomes in gestational diabetes

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Glyburide is associated with an increased risk 
of adverse neonatal 
outcomes compared to 
insulin in women with 
gestational diabetes.

Depression linked to increased gestational diabetes risk

Depression linked to increased gestational diabetes risk

Significant symptoms of depression were identified in 20% of women with gestational diabetes mellitus and 13% of women without gestational diabetes mellitus.

Adiposity, weight gain up type 2 diabetes risk in patients with gestational diabetes

Adiposity, weight gain up type 2 diabetes risk in patients with gestational diabetes

Raised risk for increased baseline BMI, most recent BMI, and weight gain after gestational diabetes

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