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Gestational Diabetes

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Study Shows Link Between Gum Disease and Gestational Diabetes
Apr 16, 2009 | 
Pregnant women who have gum disease run a higher risk of developing gestational diabetes than pregnant women who have healthy gums, says a study from the New York University College of Dentistry.
What Is Diabetes?
Jan 16, 2009 | 
You've been diagnosed with diabetes because there is too much glucose (a kind of sugar) in your blood. 
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In Gestational Diabetes, Menin Might Be the Guilty Party
Dec 30, 2007 | 
When a woman is pregnant, she needs to produce more insulin than usual because her body is feeding more cells than normal. A hormone, prolactin, which is abundant during pregnancy, causes more pancreatic islet cells to grow in order to produce the extra insulin.
Gestational Diabetes Definition Soon to Change
Jul 10, 2007 | 
How elevated does your blood sugar have to be before you're diagnosed with gestational diabetes? Not near as elevated as we used to think, according to the findings of the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study.
Gestational Diabetes Often Leads to Type 2 Diabetes
Jun 27, 2007 | 
Gestational diabetes affects about 5% of all women in late pregnancy. About a third of those women will go on to develop type 2 diabetes within five years, says a recent study in the Post-Graduate Medical Journal, and it'll most likely be the women who had the highest A1c's during their gestational diabetes.
It's All in the Timing-Time of Day Affects After-Meal Glucose Measurements in Women With Gestational Diabetes
Jan 1, 2002 | 
After-meal glucose levels can vary in women with gestational diabetes depending on when they take the measurements, say researchers in Israel.
New Test For Gestational Diabetes
Jan 1, 1995 | 
A more dilute glucose solution was used by the University of Texas Health Science Center ant San Antonio to screen women for gestational diabetes, and the results seem promising for women who dread taking the test.
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