gestational diabetes

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gestational diabetes

n.
A form of diabetes mellitus that develops or is first recognized during pregnancy and, if untreated, can lead to complications such as preeclampsia and high birth weight. It is associated with an increased risk of subsequent development of type 2 diabetes.
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06 per cent of the patients had type 2 diabetes while the rest suffered from type 1 diabetes, gestational diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance.
Similar to type 1 and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes causes blood sugar levels to rise above normal.
It's not the only risk factor in young women: Other factors that increase risk include gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension and preeclampsia.
But even though blood and urine sugar is higher than normal in those with gestational diabetes, gestational diabetes is not type 2 or even type 1 diabetes mellitus
The two study arms showed no significant differences in the incidence of gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension, preterm births, or cesarean delivery.
A multivariate analysis that controlled for maternal age, prepregnancy diabetes, gestational diabetes, preterm birth, and exposure to the other drug categories determined that TNFi drugs did not significantly increase the risk of a serious infection in neonates with gestational exposure (odds ratio, 1.
Dasman Diabetes Institute is currently conducting up to 53 studies on causes of the second type of diabetes, gestational diabetes (affecting pregnant women), and the disease afflicting children and adolescents and Maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY), said the institute's general director, Dr.
Diabetes Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes, and Other Types of Diabetes and Prediabetes, With Details About Medical, Dietary, and Lifestyle Disease Management Issues.
For women of child-bearing years, there are new recommendations on pregestational diabetes, gestational diabetes and diabetes management in pregnancy.
This table also shows that there is no increased incidence of gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension or placenta previa in adolescent age group.
The fully adjusted analysis controlled for the following: maternal age, origin, and marital status; previous stillbirth, miscarriage, or ectopic pregnancy; birth year; socioeconomic status; medical complications in the first live birth, including multiples, diabetes, gestational diabetes, placental abruption, placenta previa, and hypertensive disorders; and gestational age at birth and birth weight.

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