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Effects of Lifestyle Intervention and Metformin on the Development of Type 2 in Women With or Without GDM

Women with a history of GDM had 48% increased risk of developing diabetes… From previous studies it is known that women with gestational diabetes are at a higher risk for the development of type 2 diabetes. Previous results from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) showed that Intensive Lifestyle Intervention (ILS) …

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Does Detemir Cross the Placenta in Women with Diabetes?

The relatively new long-acting insulin analog needs to be studied to determine its absorption pharmacokinetics… Insulin detemir (IDet) is a relatively new long-acting insulin analog that offers improved absorption pharmacokinetics and slower tissue distribution due to high plasma protein binding. As IDet is increasingly used for treatment of insulin-requiring diabetes, …

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High Calorie Consumption after GDM Leads to Increased Insulin Resistance in Hispanic Women

The women also experienced reduced beta cell function…. Researchers from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, assessed associations between dietary intake and rates of change in insulin resistance and β-cell function in Hispanic women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Sixty-two nondiabetic Hispanic women with pregnancies complicated by GDM …

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