Tag: blood sugar

Diabetes and birth defects: Is there a connection?

Diabetes and birth defects: Is there a connection?

Diabetes is a condition in which your body has too much sugar in the blood (called blood sugar or glucose). Preexisting diabetes (also called ...
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 ...