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Gestational diabetes and pregnancy

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08-02-2019 | Pregnancy | News

Maternal blood glucose levels, BMI linked to stillbirth risk

A Scottish study has identified glycated hemoglobin levels and BMI as modifiable risk factors for stillbirth among pregnant women with diabetes.

04-24-2019 | Pregnancy | Highlight | News

Periconceptional HbA1c levels ‘strongly linked’ to preterm birth risk

The risk for preterm birth among women with type 1 diabetes increases considerably with increasing glycated hemoglobin levels around the time of conception, study findings indicate.

03-28-2019 | Gestational diabetes | Highlight | News

Any pregnancy dysglycemia may raise CVD risk

The association between poor glycemic control during pregnancy and subsequent risk for cardiovascular disease extends to women without gestational diabetes, study findings suggest.

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.

09-07-2018 | 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

08-23-2018 | Gestational diabetes | News

Elevated HbA1c levels in early pregnancy linked to gestational diabetes risk

Women who have impaired glycemic control during the first trimester of pregnancy may be at increased risk for developing gestational diabetes, results of a US study suggest.

08-15-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Inpatient glycemic management of the pregnant patient

Yeh T, Yeung M, Mendelsohn Curanaj FA. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 73. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1045-x

07-09-2018 | Pregnancy | News

Periconception glycemic control impacts cardiac birth defect risk

The infants of mothers with type 1 diabetes have at least twice the risk for cardiac birth defects as those of mothers without diabetes, with the risk increasing with poorer glycemic control around the time of conception, Swedish study data show.

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

05-08-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Pharmacotherapy for hyperglycemia in pregnancy: Do oral agents have a place?

Corcoy R et al. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.04.015

05-03-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Pharmacotherapy for hyperglycemia in pregnancy: The new insulins

Toledano Y, Hadar E, Hod M. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.04.035

04-23-2018 | Gestational diabetes | Article

Neonatal hypoglycemia following diet-controlled and insulin-treated gestational diabetes mellitus

Voormolen et al. Diabetes Care 2018. doi: 10.2337/dc18-0048

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

02-02-2017 | Pregnancy | News

Pregnancy-specific glucose to HbA1c conversion is essential

The relationship between average blood glucose levels and glycated hemoglobin is altered during pregnancy, show findings based on continuous glucose monitoring.

01-19-2017 | Pregnancy | Article

Translating HbA1c measurements into estimated average glucose values in pregnant women with diabetes

Law GR et al. Diabetologia 2017;60:618–624. doi:10.1007/s00125-017-4205-7

01-11-2014 | Gestational diabetes | Review | Article

Inpatient management of women with gestational and pregestational diabetes in pregnancy

Garrison EA, Jagasia S. Curr Diab Rep 2014; 14: 457. doi: 10.1007/s11892-013-0457-x

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