Diabetes In Pregnancy – Reviewing The Review

What is diabetes in pregnancy / gestational diabetes? Diabetes in pregnancy or gestational diabetes is described as high blood sugar in pregnancy (that does not exist before pregnancy and goes away after pregnancy). Unfortunately, no one can agree on the right blood sugar levels for pregnant women. You get tested in one hospital and you might end up with a
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What is gestational diabetes?

Source: ParentsPlace.com, By Henci Goer Gestational diabetes (GD) simply means elevated blood sugar during pregnancy. To understand it, you must first understand the normal changes in pregnancy metabolism (34). When you are pregnant, certain hormones make your insulin less effective at transporting glucose, the body’s fuel, out of your bloodstream into your cells. This increases the amount of circulating glucose,
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Gestational Diabetes: A Diagnosis Still Looking For a Disease?

By Dr Michel Odent Primal Health Research: A New Era in Health Research Nowhere in obstetrics is there such a discrepancy between evidence and practice as in the matter of gestational diabetes. This diagnosis has been mentioned briefly in several issues of our newsletter, in order to illustrate the frequent “nocebo effect” of prenatal care. (1,2,3,4) I have recently received
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Understanding Your Pregnant Body

Now you are pregnant, your body will be making many changes to accomodate your growing guest. Some changes you will notice such as the growth of your breasts and belly, but other changes are more subtle.The cocktail of hormones that are being released especially for your pregnancy will make emotional as well as physical changes. The hormone Relaxin allows your
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