Gestational diabetes is a specific type of diabetes that affects pregnant women. The condition can negatively impact both the mother and the infant, writes Craig Stoltz. Children of mothers with gestational diabetes are more likely to be obese by ages 5 to 7, putting them at risk for type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related illnesses.
Anyone who has diabetes has five compelling reasons to eat very little food that is high in carbohydrates. But for years we have been misled. 1. Managing Our Metabolism One of the strangest things about diabetes is that a low-carb diet is still controversial. Diabetes is clearly a disturbance of carbohydrate metabolism. The cause…