Tag: gestational diabetes

Can diabetes cause preterm labor?

Can diabetes cause preterm labor?

November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a condition in which your body has too much sugar in the blood (called blood sugar or glucose) ...
Diabetes Alert Day

Diabetes Alert Day

Today is Diabetes Alert Day, a day designed to raise awareness about this condition. Diabetes is a condition in which your body has too much sugar ...
How to manage gestational diabetes

How to manage gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes (also called gestational diabetes mellitus) is a kind of diabetes that can happen during pregnancy. Diabetes is a condition i ...
Screening for gestational diabetes

Screening for gestational diabetes

In the United States, 9 out of every 100 women (9 percent) has diabetes. Diabetes is a health condition marked by an increase in blood sugar, also cal ...
Gestational diabetes: How to control your blood sugar?

Gestational diabetes: How to control your blood sugar?

What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that happens during pregnancy. It means that your body is not using a ho ...
Care Women Deserve

Care Women Deserve

Today we are happy to help launch the Care Women Deserve campaign. Care Women Deserve is a partnership of organizations concerned about women’s health ...
Diabetes during pregnancy: a risk factor premature birth

Diabetes during pregnancy: a risk factor premature birth

Diabetes is a serious health concern, especially when left untreated. About 9 out of 100 women in the U.S. have diabetes – a condition in which your b ...
Managing diabetes during pregnancy

Managing diabetes during pregnancy

Diabetes is a serious health concern. About 9 out of 100 people (9 percent) in the U.S. have diabetes – a condition in which your body has too much su ...