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The Cause of Gestational Diabetes May Have been Found
Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine may be on the right path of discovering the pathology behind the development of diabetes during pregnancy, commonly known as Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).

Causes of Pregnancy Loss Differ in Women With Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Rates of pregnancy loss and neonatal deaths are similar among women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, investigators in New Zealand report, but the causes of pregnancy loss vary between the two groups.

Better Glycemic Control Prevents Infertility
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2007
A Swedish study indicates that the fertility of women with type 1 diabetes was reduced prior to 1985, but since then is its begun to normalize, if diabetic complications were avoided

Treating Gestational Diabetes Reduces Childhood Obesity
Posted: Friday, September 07, 2007
Treating gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during pregnancy may reduce the child's risk of becoming obese, according to the results of a new study.

Gestational Diabetes Linked to Cancer
Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2007
Women who had gestational diabetes when pregnant may be at greater risk of developing pancreatic cancer, according to U.S. and Israeli researchers who said the study was the first to link the two diseases.

Maternal Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia Increases Risk to Fetus
Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2007
Researchers call for re-evaluation of gestational diabetes diagnosis and treatment criteria.

Fetus At Risk At Lower Levels of Maternal Blood Glucose Than Thought
Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2007
New Findings Likely to Lead to More Diagnoses of Gestational Diabetes.

Sleep Apnea Associated with Gestational Diabetes and High Blood Pressure
Posted: Friday, June 08, 2007
Study found that when the women's weight was taken into account, sleep apnea was associated with a doubling of the incidence of gestational diabetes and a fourfold increase in the risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension.

Oral Contraceptive Use May Raise Gestational Diabetes Risk
Posted: Friday, June 01, 2007
The results of this study suggest that the use of certain types of hormonal contraceptives during the 5 years leading up to a pregnancy may be associated with the risk of developing gestational diabetes.

Pesticides Increases Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy
Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2007
Exposure to agricultural pesticides in the first-trimester increases a woman's risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy, research shows.

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