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Should women with gestational diabetes avoid breastfeeding?

August 01, 2021 7:25 pm

Women with diabetes must breastfeed their children without fear of transmitting diabetes to them through their breast milk.

What is gestational diabetes? A doctor explains

November 18, 2019 4:12 pm

Among the commonly associated side-effects of untreated gestational diabetes is preeclampsia. This is a grievous condition if not treated on time and can lead to preterm labour and may cause miscarriages in certain cases.

Diabetes: Antidepressants linked to heightened pregnancy-related risk, says study

October 03, 2019 10:30 am

Previous research looking at the potential link between antidepressant use and gestational diabetes risk has proved inconclusive and has been hampered by study design.

Mediterranean diet during pregnancy may lower gestational diabetes risk: Study

July 26, 2019 2:02 pm

While there has been extensive research on the Mediterranean diet to date, the diet's potential to improve maternal and offspring outcomes has not been widely evaluated, making this study particularly valuable.

Gestational diabetes: Everything you need to know about the condition

July 25, 2019 11:30 am

Poor control of diabetes during pregnancy increases the risk of having a large baby — making normal delivery difficult.

Diabetes and pregnancy: Understanding the risks and treatment

July 15, 2019 6:58 pm

To manage gestational diabetes, one must seek professional help from an endocrinologist, consult a dietician for healthy diet options and exercise, understand how to manage low and high blood sugar and have a hospital helpline numbers at hand.

Indian Punjabi women more prone to gestational diabetes compared to Swedish women: Study

May 16, 2019 9:00 am

It is said to be the largest study to date comparing gestational diabetes in Europeans and non-Europeans, and the first study to compare the incidence of gestational diabetes in India with Sweden.

How to manage your pregnancy diet during gestational diabetes

April 25, 2019 6:09 pm

During pregnancy, extra glucose from the mother crosses the foetal placenta and the foetus's pancreas responds by releasing extra insulin to cope with excess glucose. The excess glucose is converted to fat, which results in macrosomnia (foetus too large) for normal birth, resulting in a cesarean delivery.

Diabetes in expectant women may up autism risk in children

June 25, 2018 4:51 pm

A new study states that children born to diabetic mothers have an increased risk of developing autism. The inflammation, nutrients and hormones related to diabetes can increase the risk for autism. Diabetes is known to complicate pregnancies.

Mothers' obesity, gestational diabetes ups early puberty risk in daughters

June 08, 2016 12:17 pm

Early puberty is known to increase the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome and cancer in adolescence and adulthood.