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Recently published: Three studies advance gestational diabetes research

Monday, June 27, 2011

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Researchers at the Division of Research have conducted recently published observational research that underscores the importance of reducing the risk of diabetes during pregnancy — also called gestational diabetes (GDM). GDM, glucose intolerance that typically occurs during the second or third trimester of pregnancy, complicates between 7 and 14 percent of United States pregnancies and […]

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Newly funded: Research to help new moms with gestational diabetes gets start with $8.5M grant

Sunday, January 23, 2011

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A wanted pregnancy is among life’s most joyful events. But for about 7 percent of expectant mothers in the United States pregnancy brings the unexpected diagnosis of gestational diabetes. While the exact cause of gestational diabetes, a temporary condition, remains unknown, what is known is that hormones from the placenta — which help the fetus […]

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Gestational diabetes: Comparing treatment options

Saturday, January 22, 2011

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Gestational diabetes: Comparing treatment options

Comparative effectiveness research is a big term for a simple idea. How do health care providers like Kaiser Permanente decide which treatment for a problem is best?  The National Institutes of Health, as part of its goal to help health care providers do a better job of keeping costs down and quality of care up, […]

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