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Gestational diabetes

News

07-04-2018 | Metformin | Highlight | News

First trimester metformin exposure unlikely to raise congenital anomaly risk

A European-wide case–control study finds little evidence for risk to the developing fetus if a mother is taking metformin.

07-03-2018 | Pregnancy | News

Autism link to maternal diabetes may depend on timing

Research suggests that maternal diabetes increases the offspring’s risk for autism only if it is present during the first two trimesters of pregnancy.

06-08-2018 | Gestational diabetes | News

Infant birth size refines maternal diabetes risk after GDM

The future risk for developing type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes is particularly high in those who deliver a large for gestational age baby, say researchers.

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Opinion

12-14-2017 | Guidelines | Editorial | Article

What is new in the 2018 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes?

Jay Shubrook, Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Primary Care Advisory Group, outlines what's new in 2018's ADA Standards of Care update. 

11-13-2017 | Gestational diabetes | Editorial | Article

Gestational diabetes mellitus: Opportunity, not despair

Should gestational diabetes mellitus be viewed as an opportunity, or an inequality, and should it be a cause for dynamism or despair? Sanjay Kalra and Ankia Coetzee present their perspective on gestational diabetes mellitus.

11-13-2017 | Specific populations | Interview | Video

Women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future

Editorial Board member Lori Berard addresses 2017's World Diabetes Day theme, providing her insights on the key considerations for managing diabetes in women in this interview with Medicine Matters diabetes.

In depth

06-10-2017 | Diet | Conference report | Article

ADA 2017

Dietary guidelines: controversies and missing evidence

In a lively session on Friday afternoon, presenters looked at the evidence (or lack thereof) underlying dietary guidelines for patients with diabetes.

Original research

02-16-2017 | Gestational diabetes | OriginalPaper | Article

Diabetologia

Gestational diabetes and adverse perinatal outcomes from 716,152 births in France in 2012

This study assesses the risk of adverse perinatal outcomes in gestational diabetes mellitus in a large national cohort. gestational diabetes mellitus is associated with a moderately increased risk of adverse perinatal outcomes, which is higher in insulin-treated gestational diabetes mellitus than in non-insulin-treated gestational diabetes mellitus for most outcomes.

Billionnet C et al. Diabetologia 2017;60:636–644. doi:10.1007/s00125-017-4206-6

Related news story: Nationwide study confirms risks of gestational diabetes

Journal articles and book chapters

05-24-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Telemedicine in complex diabetes management

McDonnell ME. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 42. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1015-3

05-18-2018 | Gestational diabetes | Review | Article

Not quite type 1 or type 2, what now? Review of monogenic, mitochondrial, and syndromic diabetes

Yeung RO et al. Rev Endocr Metab Disord 2018. doi: 10.1007/s11154-018-9446-3

05-09-2018 | Sleep apnea | Review | Article

Maternal non-glycemic contributors to fetal growth in obesity and gestational diabetes: Spotlight on lipids

Barbour LA, Hernandez TL. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 37. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1008-2

Case reports

12-19-2017 | Pregnancy | Case report | Article

Successful glycemic control using a flash glucose monitoring system for a pregnant woman with diabetes: A case report

Kishimoto M, Tamada S, Oshiba Y. J Diabetes Metab Disord 2017; 16: 44. doi: 10.1186/s40200-017-0327-1

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