Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Pregnant women at high risk for gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a Mediterranean diet, a recent experiment suggests.Reuters Health Information
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Publication date: Available online 19 August 2019Source: Pathology - Research and PracticeAuthor(s): Hui Wang, Rani KanthanAbstractAmoebiasis, caused by the intestinal protozoan Entamoeba histolytica, though a relatively common parasitic disease in the tropical and subtropical regions, is uncommon in the developed countries. In these countries, as amoebic colitis shares similar clinical symptoms and endoscopic features with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), these cases can be easily unrecognized and misdiagnosed.In this case report, we discuss the case of an adult patient with invasive intestinal amoebiasis, who was initia...
Source: Pathology Research and Practice - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore perspectives of healthcare providers in rural Appalachia who care for pregnant women with gestational diabetes, including management facilitators and barriers. Study Design and Methods: Qualitative study with interviews and thematic analysis. Thematic analysis was conducted using the sort and sift method after inductive content analysis with open coding, identifying categories, and abstraction. Results: Twenty-one advanced practice nurses and 10 physicians participated in the study. Three themes were identified: rural healthcare challenges including limited resource...
Source: MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS The metabolic profile of human milk is dynamic throughout the first months of lactation. High levels of amino acids in colostrum and high levels of saturated fatty acids and unsaturated fatty acids in mature milk, which may be critical for neonatal development in the first month of life, were features of both normal and GDM pregnancies. PMID: 31418429 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Background: Women living with HIV have a higher risk of adverse birth outcomes, but questions remain regarding their specific risk factors for stillbirth and the extent to which maternal HIV is associated with stillbirth. Methods: Using data on pregnant women with HIV reported within population-based surveillance in the United Kingdom/Ireland, we described stillbirth rates in 2007–2015 stratified by type of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and evaluated risk factors using Poisson regression. General population stillbirth rates by maternal world region of origin were derived from national annual birth statistics, and...
Source: JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Epidemiology Source Type: research
ConclusionsAs disparities in maternal and infant outcomes were present, nutritional intervention(s) need to be targeted toward prevention of adverse pregnancy outcomes, prioritization of higher-risk groups and adaptation of the program to a multiethnic low-income population.RésuméObjectifLa présente étude a pour objectif principal de caractériser le taux d'issues de grossesse indésirables dans un groupe multiculturel composé de femmes à faible revenu.MéthodesLes données extraites entre juin 2013 et décembre 2015 provenaient de la base de donn&eacu...
Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Amer J Perinatol DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1694727 Objective To identify characteristics of women at risk of undiagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) that fail to receive early pregnancy screening. Study Design This was a retrospective case–control study of at-risk women who initiated care at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at
Source: American Journal of Perinatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
In this study, we assessed the effects of pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) on the pregnancy outcomes of women of advanced age using a back-propagation (BP) artificial neural network. We conducted a retrospective analysis on postpartum and hospital delivery data from 1,015 women of advanced maternal age (AMA) hospitalized at the Fujian Provincial Maternity and Children's Hospital from January to June, 2017. Pre-pregnancy overweight was found to increase the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), hypertensive disorders complicating pregnancy (HDCP) and fetal macrosomia. In addi...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a big health problem that adversely affects both the maternal and perinatal outcomes. We aimed to predict the development of GDM in the first trimester using high sensiti...
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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Source: Ethnicity and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion There was no association between the FokI polymorphism and the development of GDM, nor was t here any change in serum vitamin D levels in patients with GDM.Resumo Objetivo Avaliar a rela ção entre o polimorfismo do gene receptor da vitamina D (VDR) (FokI [rs10735810]) e a concentração sérica de vitamina D no diabetes mellitus gestacional (DMG). Métodos Estudo prospectivo tipo caso-controle que recrutou gestantes saudáveis (grupo controle) (n = 78) e com DMG (grupo DMG) (n = 79), sem outras comorbidades. Foram coletadas amostras de sangue periférico no 3°...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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