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Consequences of Fetal Exposure to Maternal Diabetes in Offspring
Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2006
Mothers who have type 2 diabetes during pregnancy can transmit risk factors to their children.

Breast-Feeding Protects Against Obesity in Children of Diabetic, Overweight Mothers
Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Breast-feeding is inversely associated with the risk of childhood obesity regardless of maternal diabetes status or weight status.

Dental Infection Linked to Diabetes During Pregnancy
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2006
Nearly one out of two women with gestational diabetes also have periodontal disease.

Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2006
Breast-feeding your baby can cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 15% a year and reduce the risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

Gestational Diabetes Increases the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
Among women with a family history of type 2 diabetes, those with prior GDM were more likely to have CVD risk factors.

Diabetes in Pregnancy Does Not Motivate to Better Health
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
They have less healthy diets and are more likely to smoke than women whose pregnancies were free of diabetes, a large new study shows.

Study Backs Pill Use for Neonatal Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
The small number of diabetics who were diagnosed early in infancy may be spared a lifetime of insulin shots, according to new research.

Women with Preeclampsia Have Double the Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Researchers reported that preeclampsia is an independent risk marker for type 2 diabetes, even when gestational diabetes is taken into account.

Diabetic Women NOT Getting Birth Control Advice
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Women with diabetes are less than half as likely as non-diabetic women to receive counseling on birth control from their doctors, despite the risk to the baby if a woman with diabetes conceives before optimal blood sugar control is achieved.



Early Glucose Challenge Testing Identifies Diabetes Versus Gestational Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006
In women in whom prenatal care is the first medical care they receive, screening for gestational diabetes before they are 24 weeks pregnant could help identify those with pre-gestational diabetes mellitus.



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