Thursday, August 25, 2016

Gestational Diabetes

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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.

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If you have type 2 diabetes, you can manage it well without any drugs -- without any oral medications and without insulin. If you have type 1 diabetes, you will always have to take insulin injections, but you can likely use less than you do now.   To manage diabetes well means keeping your blood sugar level down in the same range as that of…

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