Al Ain: Majority of pregnant women with gestational diabetes
in the UAE have a low level of knowledge of the food that have the potential to increase their blood sugar, said UAE researchers.
is diagnosed using the nonpregnant criteria for impaired glucose tolerance, a fasting value <126 mg/dL (6.
was assessed in relation to first or second trimester exposure to N[O.
9 percent of mothers in Qatar suffer from gestational diabetes
, a condition in which women without previously diagnosed diabetes exhibit high blood glucose levels during pregnancy.
A total of 115 children with low SES, a mother with a history of gestational diabetes
, or both, were compared with 97 who had neither.
Women who had had gestational diabetes
had a 26 percent greater risk of heart disease in middle age; those who had had pre-eclampsia had a 31 percent greater risk.
The overall gestational diabetes
incidence rate in HAPO averaged 16%, Dr.
Prior, published reports had identified both gestational diabetes
and low socioeconomic status as risk factors for the subsequent development of ADHD in young children.
A prospective study of pregravid physical activity and sedentary behaviors in relation to the risk for gestational diabetes
Pregnant Hispanic women are at greater risk of developing gestational diabetes
or having preexisting diabetes than pregnant non-Hispanic white women.
A study by a New York University (NYU) dental research team has discovered evidence that pregnant women with periodontal disease are more likely to develop gestational diabetes
mellitus than pregnant women with healthy gums.
I will remember the good times (baby's first kick, punch, hiccup) and the bad times (getting gestational diabetes
and having what's considered a high-risk pregnancy).
For example, the staffing and patient flow process necessary to support patients with gestational diabetes
is very different from the resources necessary to support patients pregnant with twins and triplets.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) News Release "History of Gestational Diabetes
Raises Lifelong Diabetes Risk in Mother and Child", Tuesday, April 25, 2006
1) Among white, black, Hispanic and Asian groups alike, women with chronic or gestational diabetes
had higher odds than their nondiabetic counterparts of having a first cesarean delivery (odds ratios, 1.