Dim lights before bedtime to reduce risk of gestational diabetes

Pregnant persons should dim the lights in their home and turn off or at least dim their screens (computer monitors and smartphones) a few hours before bedtime to reduce the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus, a new Northwestern ...


GDM may up risk for range of later cardiovascular conditions

(HealthDay)—Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with an increased risk for diverse cardiovascular outcomes later in life, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal ...


USPSTF advises screening for gestational diabetes mellitus

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) screening at or after 24 weeks of pregnancy in asymptomatic individuals. This recommendation forms the basis of a draft recommendation ...

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