Tag: glucose

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 ...
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 ...

What are hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?

Foods we eat are broken down to glucose (blood sugar), which is the body’s main source of energy. Extra glucose is stored in the liver and is released ...