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Pregnancy still ‘high risk’ for women with diabetes in Scotland

Pregnancy for women with diabetes remains high risk and more work is needed to ensure mothers and babies in Scotland get the best care, say researchers behind a new study.
Source: Nursing Times - Category: Nursing Source Type: news

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Conclusions for Practice Findings help characterize high risk groups and inform prenatal interventions targeting these health risk behaviors.
Source: Maternal and Child Health Journal - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
ConclusionsThere was no significant difference in omentin-1 levels between healthy and diabetic mothers throughout the pregnancy. However, we found significantly lower omentin-1 levels in offspring of diabetic mothers. This may indicate a risk for the development of insulin resistance in later life.
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Listeriosis sometimes uncover an unknown immunosuppression, especially in the elderly. Breast is a non-sterile tissue containing a stable microbiome partly from digestive origin. It can thereby be contaminated by Listeria. The specific cutaneous infiltrate of chronic lymphocytic leukemia can create the conditions for a local infection. PMID: 29329700 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue de Medecine Interne - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rev Med Interne Source Type: research
Abstract Pregnancy remains a significant health risk to women in both developed and underdeveloped countries. Worldwide, 10 to 20 million women have pregnancy complications including ectopic pregnancy, preterm birth, gestational diabetes mellitus, and hypertensive states, including preeclampsia. Despite advancements in women's health research, there is a large gap in the diagnostic tools available to screen, diagnose, and monitor these conditions. Herein, we examine existing diagnostic tools, such as the human chorionic gonadotropin discriminatory zone, cervicovaginal fetal fibronectin, sFlt-1:PlGF ratio, and gluc...
Source: Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Source: Diabetic Medicine - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Editor's Selection: This Month's Highlighted Articles Source Type: research
Conclusions:OSA is prevalent in women with GDM. OSA is associated with preserved circadian variation and blunted cortisol awakening responses.Citation:Bublitz MH, Monteiro JF, Caraganis A, Martin S, Parker J, Larson L, Miller MA, Bourjeily G. Obstructive sleep apnea in gestational diabetes: a pilot study of the role of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.J Clin Sleep Med. 2018;14(1):87–93.
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
Both diabetes types are linked to adverse outcomes during pregnancy, such as stillbirths and Caesarean sections, a study inDiabetologia suggests.Medical Xpress
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is an increasingly common condition of pregnancy. It is associated with adverse fetal, infant and maternal outcomes, as well as an increased risk of GDM in future pregnancie...
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
ConclusionsIn this population of pregnant women, gestational diabetes was associated with an increased risk of heart disease 25  years after delivery. Women with gestational diabetes may merit closer monitoring for cardiovascular disease prevention after pregnancy.
Source: Acta Diabetologica - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Abstract AimIn January 2015, the diagnostic and therapeutic criteria for gestational diabetes changed, with the goal of increasing the sensitivity of diagnosis and improving overall glycemic control, and thus reducing adverse pregnancy outcomes. Our primary aim was to evaluate the effect of the new guidelines on the incidence of diagnosis of gestational diabetes and the incidence of therapeutic interventions. Our secondary aim was to look at the incidence of adverse pregnancy outcomes. MethodsA retrospective clinical audit was conducted at a regional hospital to compare the incidence of gestational diabetes, and the specif...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
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