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Gestational diabetes

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10-31-2018 | Pregnancy | News

Late pregnancy dysglycemia a concern for children of obese mothers

Dysglycemia in the last trimester of pregnancy despite prior negative testing for gestational diabetes may predispose the offspring of obese mothers to increased weight gain during early childhood, German research shows.

10-03-2018 | Gestational diabetes | EASD 2018 | News

No benefit of very tight glycemic control on pregnancy outcomes in gestational diabetes

Findings from a randomized controlled trial indicate that very tight glycemic control does not improve pregnancy outcomes for women with gestational diabetes.

09-21-2018 | Pregnancy | News

High and low gestational weight gain increase cardiometabolic risk in children

Both excessive and inadequate weight gain during pregnancy are associated with significantly increased cardiometabolic risk factors among the children at age 7 years, researchers from Hong Kong report.

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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.

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

09-07-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Optimal obstetric management for women with diabetes: The benefits and costs of fetal surveillance

Emeruwa UN, Zera C. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 96. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1058-5

08-16-2018 | Gestational diabetes | Review | Article

Prediction and prevention of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of GDM

Tobias DK. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 78. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1063-8

08-16-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Glucose targets and insulin choice in pregnancy: What has changed in the last decade?

Bacon S, Feig DS. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 77. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1054-9

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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