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Gestational diabetes

News

26-09-2019 | Gestational diabetes | News

Selective early hyperglycemia pregnancy screening proposed

Women should only be screened for hyperglycemia in early pregnancy if they carry risk factors for gestational diabetes, French researchers propose.

14-08-2019 | Gestational diabetes | News

Metformin exposure during pregnancy may impact postnatal growth trajectory

Infants born to mothers with gestational diabetes treated with metformin have lower birthweight, but experience accelerated postnatal growth and have higher BMI in childhood, compared with those whose mothers were treated with insulin, suggest findings from a meta-analysis.

26-07-2019 | Gestational diabetes | News

Mediterranean-style diet has ‘strong potential’ to reduce gestational diabetes risk

Findings from the ESTEEM trial suggest that consuming a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce gestational weight gain and lower the risk for gestational diabetes among pregnant women with metabolic risk factors.

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Opinion

14-12-2017 | 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. 

13-11-2017 | 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

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

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

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

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

07-09-2018 | 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

16-08-2018 | 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

16-08-2018 | 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

19-12-2017 | 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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