gestational diabetes
Wednesday, September 06, 2006
  gestational diabetes : Risk for babies born to mothers with Gestational Diabetes
Risk for babies born to mothers with Gestational Diabetes

macrosomia (large, fat baby)
shoulder dystocia (birth trauma)
neonatal hypoglycemia (low blood sugar in the newborn)
prolonged newborn jaundice
low blood calcium
respiratory distress syndrome
How to Prevent Gestational Diabetes?
Adult-onset diabetes can be prevented through healthy eating and regular exercise. 85% of people with diabetes have adult-onset diabetes. It usually occurs in people over 40 years of age, especially those who are overweight. You can significantly reduce your risk of developing diabetes by maintaining a healthy body weight, engaging in regular physical activity, and eating well.

How Is Gestational Diabetes Diagnosed?

Gestational diabetes is usually diagnosed between the 24th and 28th week of pregnancy when insulin resistance usually begins. If you have had gestational diabetes before, or if your doctor is concerned about your risk of developing gestational diabetes, the test may be performed before the 13th week of pregnancy.

Cure for Gestational Diabetes?

A cure for Diabetes has not been found yet. However, it can be controlled. Ways to control diabetes are: maintaining blood glucose levels, blood fat levels and weight. Controlling diabetes is very important and should be supervised by a medical doctor. When diabetes is controlled, it will help prevent serious complications such as: infections, kidney damage, eye damage, nerve damage to feet and heart disease.

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Really very nice articles and news related to diabetes mellitus information. Keep it up.
 
Really very nice articles and news related to diabetes mellitus information. Keep it up.
 
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