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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.

05-01-2018 | Glyburide | Highlight | News

Glyburide ‘not justified’ as first-line gestational diabetes treatment

A head-to-head trial in women with gestational diabetes has failed to prove that glyburide is statistically noninferior to insulin in terms of perinatal outcomes.

04-10-2018 | Pregnancy | News

Oral antidiabetic use during pregnancy not associated with adverse birth outcomes

Women with diabetes who use oral antidiabetic agents during the first trimester of pregnancy do not have a greater risk for adverse maternal or fetal outcomes than those using insulin, researchers 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 | 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.

12-15-2016 | Guidelines | Editorial | Article

What is new in the 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Care?

Jay Shubrook, Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Primary Care Advisory Group, outlines what's new in 2017's ADA Standards of Care update. 

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 | Retinopathy | Review | Article

Clinical and psychosocial factors influencing retinal screening uptake among young adults with type 2 diabetes

Lake AJ, Rees G, Speight J. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 41. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1007-3

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

05-09-2018 | 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

03-29-2018 | Pregnancy | Case report | Article

Empagliflozin, metformin, and insulin degludec, during pregnancy: A case report

The authors report the case of a 31-year-old Caucasian woman with type 2 diabetes who conceived while on therapy with empagliflozin plus metformin and insulin degludec.

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

The authors report the case of a pregnant Japanese woman who experienced gestational diabetes mellitus during her first pregnancy and developed impaired glucose tolerance after the delivery.

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