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Gestational Diabetes Reduced Through Diet and Exercise

Posted by dlife on Mon, Dec 23, 13, 01:01 PM 0 Comment

December 20, 2013 (Dailyrx News) - Gestational diabetes can affect the health of mothers and their babies. Healthy lifestyle choices by pregnant mothers might reduce the risk of this condition.

Researchers looked at past studies to see if they showed that healthy choices, including diet and exercise, would decrease the chance of gestational diabetes.

The researchers concluded that studies have linked diet, weight loss, and exercise to a decrease in gestational

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Caution to Pregnant Women on Red Meat Diabetes Link

Posted by dlife on Sun, Dec 15, 13, 11:26 PM 0 Comment

December 15, 2013 (Newswise) — Pregnant women and women planning to become pregnant can make use of the holiday season to adjust their diets and reduce the risk of gestational diabetes, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide's Robinson Institute.

The recommendation comes at a time when there is increasing evidence

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Gestational Diabetes Tied to Seven-Fold Increase in Sleep Apnea Risk

Posted by dlife on Wed, Aug 21, 13, 11:48 AM 0 Comment

August 16, 2013 (Newswise) — Women diagnosed with gestational diabetes are nearly seven times more likely to have obstructive sleep apnea than other pregnant women, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

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New Test Assesses Gestational Diabetes Risk Early in Pregnancy

Posted by dlife on Thu, May 30, 13, 09:29 AM 0 Comment

May 29, 2013 (Endocrine Society) — Levels of a biomarker in a pregnant woman's blood can help physicians gauge her risk of developing gestational diabetes during the first trimester, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that can develop during pregnancy, often during the second trimester. The condit

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Tai Chi Can Help People with Diabetes Lower Glucose Levels

Posted by dlife on Wed, Feb 01, 12, 07:01 AM 0 Comment

October 1, 2009 (Newswise) - A regular tai chi exercise program can help people better control their diabetes and lower glucose levels, according to a University of Florida study.In a study of adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, those who participated in a supervised tai chi exercise program two days a week with three days of home practice for six months significantly lowered their fasting blood glucose levels, improved their management of the disease, and enhanced their overall quality of life,

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