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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.
Healthy eating during pregnancy is fundamental for mother and child

Healthy eating during pregnancy is fundamental for mother and child

Metabolomics: The Individual Metabolic Profile is the Key to Personalized Medicine

Metabolomics: The Individual Metabolic Profile is the Key to Personalized Medicine

Is COVID-19 more severe in pregnancy?

Is COVID-19 more severe in pregnancy?

Mother's gestational diabetes is an independent risk factor for fetal hypoxia during labor

Mother's gestational diabetes is an independent risk factor for fetal hypoxia during labor

Researchers find several persistent industrial chemicals in fetal organs

Researchers find several persistent industrial chemicals in fetal organs

Testing placental hormone levels can help identify candidates for pregnancy complications

Testing placental hormone levels can help identify candidates for pregnancy complications

NIH-supported study aims to improve gestational diabetes screening and diagnosis

NIH-supported study aims to improve gestational diabetes screening and diagnosis

New app helps women achieve healthy weight gain and lifestyle during pregnancy

New app helps women achieve healthy weight gain and lifestyle during pregnancy

Gestational diabetes during pregnancy can increase risk of type-1 and type-2 diabetes

Gestational diabetes during pregnancy can increase risk of type-1 and type-2 diabetes

Women need to avoid pregnancy for 12 months after bariatric surgery

Women need to avoid pregnancy for 12 months after bariatric surgery

COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global maternal and perinatal outcomes

COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global maternal and perinatal outcomes

Health care issues during COVID-19 may worsen pregnancy, chronic disease-related inequities

Health care issues during COVID-19 may worsen pregnancy, chronic disease-related inequities

Women with gestational diabetes lack perceived risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Women with gestational diabetes lack perceived risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Study examines health and economic impacts of mHealth technologies in diabetes care

Study examines health and economic impacts of mHealth technologies in diabetes care

Reducing obesity may prevent up to half of new type 2 diabetes cases

Reducing obesity may prevent up to half of new type 2 diabetes cases

Gestational diabetes may lead to heart disease in women during pregnancy

Gestational diabetes may lead to heart disease in women during pregnancy

COVID-19 will impact cardiovascular disease deaths for years to come, warn experts

COVID-19 will impact cardiovascular disease deaths for years to come, warn experts

Researchers discover direct link between placental function and future metabolic disorders

Researchers discover direct link between placental function and future metabolic disorders

Exercise during the first trimester of pregnancy helps avoid gestational diabetes

Exercise during the first trimester of pregnancy helps avoid gestational diabetes

Thymus gland works to prevent miscarriage, diabetes in pregnant women

Thymus gland works to prevent miscarriage, diabetes in pregnant women