Psychology & Psychiatry

Gestational diabetes increases risk for postpartum depression

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Karolinska Institutet have found that gestational diabetes raises the risk of postpartum depression (PPD) in first-time mothers. This is the largest study ...

Diabetes

Glyburide, metformin have similar effect in gestational DM

(HealthDay)—For patients with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), glyburide and metformin are comparable in terms of glucose control and safety, according to a study published online Jan. 11 in Diabetes Care.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women's wellness: pregnant later in life

Are you considering pregnancy after 35? Understand the issues for older mothers - and know what it takes to have a healthy pregnancy.

Diabetes

Winter conception increases mum's diabetes risk

Research led by the University of Adelaide has found that women whose babies are conceived in winter are more likely to develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, increasing a range of risk factors for both child and ...

Diabetes

Women with GDM have elevated risk of future cardiac events

(HealthDay)—The risk of cardiovascular outcomes is elevated for women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), even in the absence of subsequent type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a study published online Nov. ...

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