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Physical Activity During Pregnancy Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk 30%

Those women who continued to exercise throughout their pregnancy achieved an even higher risk reduction… Gestational diabetes and excessive maternal weight gain are associated with many negative outcomes for both the mother and the baby including: pre-eclampsia, hypertension and preterm birth. Expectant mothers who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes are …

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Fried Food and Risk for Gestational Diabetes

Frequent consumption of fried foods pre-pregnancy increases a woman’s risk for gestational diabetes… Gestational diabetes mellitus is not just a short-term perinatal outcome, but also long-term health complications in both the mothers and baby. The significance of diet and lifestyle is important in the prevention of gestational diabetes mellitus in …

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Gestational Weight Gain Associated with Infant Birth Weight in Type 1 Diabetes Mothers

  Maternal weight gain is key to controlling infant birth weight…. Infants born to mothers with pregestational diabetes are more likely to experience adverse outcomes, especially an increased birth weight. Previous studies have shown the importance of strict maternal glycemic control to prevent fetal hyperinsulinemia and accelerated growth. Excessive gestational …

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