Women at risk of gestational diabetes can now find relief from a nutritional supplement called myo-inositol according to a new small study. The supplement has been previously known to restore fertility in the cases of polycystic ovary syndrome.
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It’s a well-known fact that being born prematurely often comes with its own set of health risks, but who could have guessed that being born prematurely could end up affecting the pregnancy of a woman decades later? That’s what researchers from the Sainte-Justine University Hospital and Research, University of Montreal found in a recent study.
Pregnancy weight gain. Some of us gain too little. Some of us gain too much. But we often fail to recognize just how much weight we’re going to gain in that last trimester. And interventions used in the last trimester may be futile at managing excessive or too little weight gain.
Previous studies have shown that ADHD is on the rise. Research has also shown that gestational diabetes, a glucose intolerance that develops in the second and third trimester of pregnancy, has been on the rise over the last twenty years, especially among ethnic minorities and low-income families.
A brave (and determined) mom in Berlin Germany welcomed a 13-pound baby named Jihad during a 7 hour natural delivery yesterday. According to reports, this is the 14th child for the unidentified mother, who weighs 528lbs and suffered from gestational diabetes and possibly a metabolic disorder, as well.
Strokes have become an increasing problem in U.S. population over the last several years. Current statistics from the American Heart Association estimate that 795,000 people suffer from a stroke, each year. While many people are aware of the increased risk of stroke, they mistakenly think that it is confined to the elderly or morbidly obese.
A recent study performed at the Division of Research at Kaiser Permanente revealed that weight between pregnancies may actually affect the chances of developing gestational diabetes with subsequent pregnancies.
Gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that appears during pregnancy and disappears after childbirth, may give doctors a view into the future health of a woman.
Women who faced gestational diabetes once are at a higher risk of facing the illness again with each additional pregnancy a new study says. Suffering through diabetes while pregnant can case many additional health problems for a woman and her child.
New research suggests that babies born to women with gestational diabetes are more likely to become obese, which has prompted new set of guidelines that are designed to detect the condition earlier, effectively reducing many of these risks associated with it