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Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. Out of every 100 pregnant women in the United States, three to eight get gestational diabetes. Diabetes means that your blood glucose (also called blood sugar) is too high. Your body uses glucose for energy. But too much glucose in your blood can be harmful. When you are pregnant, too much glucose is not good for your baby.
Blood test could help doctors identify patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Blood test could help doctors identify patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Are pregnant women at higher risk from COVID-19? A Swedish study

Are pregnant women at higher risk from COVID-19? A Swedish study

AHA calls for specialized care for pregnant women with cardiovascular conditions

AHA calls for specialized care for pregnant women with cardiovascular conditions

Impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy and breastfed infants

Impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy and breastfed infants

Breastfeeding helps reduce the risk of maternal postpartum diabetes

Breastfeeding helps reduce the risk of maternal postpartum diabetes

PTSD and moral injury can lead to pregnancy complications

PTSD and moral injury can lead to pregnancy complications

Women born by cesarean have greater risk of obesity and diabetes

Women born by cesarean have greater risk of obesity and diabetes

Female veterans with PTSD more likely to suffer from ischemic heart disease

Female veterans with PTSD more likely to suffer from ischemic heart disease

Health effects of the Australian bushfires

Health effects of the Australian bushfires

Clinical factors during pregnancy associated with congenital CMV infection in newborns

Clinical factors during pregnancy associated with congenital CMV infection in newborns

Chronic inflammation in pregnancy associated with neurodevelopmental delays in offspring

Chronic inflammation in pregnancy associated with neurodevelopmental delays in offspring

OB-GYNs recommend low-dose aspirin for all patients to prevent preeclampsia

OB-GYNs recommend low-dose aspirin for all patients to prevent preeclampsia

Researchers suggest new approach of evaluating vascular function earlier in women

Researchers suggest new approach of evaluating vascular function earlier in women

Preeclamptic women have higher heart disease risk

Preeclamptic women have higher heart disease risk

Elevated pre-meal blood sugar levels in pregnant women linked to adverse outcomes

Elevated pre-meal blood sugar levels in pregnant women linked to adverse outcomes

Preventing cardiac problems during pregnancy

Preventing cardiac problems during pregnancy

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI

New computer algorithm enables prediction of gestational diabetes

New computer algorithm enables prediction of gestational diabetes

Study: Inflammatory bowel disease can increase certain risks in pregnant women

Study: Inflammatory bowel disease can increase certain risks in pregnant women

Age of onset of obesity linked to higher diabetes risk

Age of onset of obesity linked to higher diabetes risk