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News tag: Gestational diabetes


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Weight-loss surgery beneficial for obese women before pregnancy


26 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Obese women may benefit from weight-loss surgery, offering safer pregnancies and deliver healthier babies, compared with women who do not use the surgery, a major study claims. Even though women having the surgery are exposed to some risks, the results were better overall, experts agree. Such findings have major implications…

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Revised genetic links better explain metabolic disorders


5 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
More than 40 years ago, scientists discovered four enzymes that work together to allow our body to extract energy from food. These catalysts, called hexokinases, were the subject of extensive research into metabolic processes, but recent research discovered a fifth player, according to scientists at Duke and Northwestern universities. The…

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Gestational diabetes risks lower with healthy lifestyle


1 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Healthy eating habits may prevent gestational diabetes, informs recently published study. Participating in the research, 14000 American women provided information about their body mass index and physical activity level before birth. ┬áThe study shows overweight or obese women going through pregnancy are more likely to develop gestational diabetes. According to…