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Healthy diet in early pregnancy reduces risk of gestational diabetes

A healthy, comprehensive diet that lowers the body’s inflammation reduces the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus, reveals a new study from the University of Turku in Finland. Obesity is a

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Can data analytics help improve the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes in pregnancy?

Dr Lucy Mackillop is a consultant obstetric physician at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford; and

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Increased first-trimester exercise may reduce gestational diabetes risk

Pregnant women who exercise more during the first trimester of pregnancy may have a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to a new study led by Samantha Ehrlich, an

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New research highlights the importance of the thymus in successful pregnancies

How the immune system adapts to pregnancies has puzzled scientists for decades. Now, findings from an international group of researchers, led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, reveal important

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How can remote monitoring support pregnant women during and after the pandemic?

Dr Lucy Mackillop, Chief Medical Officer at Sensyne Health discusses how remote patient monitoring is likely to become part of the wider healthcare system as we see more digital technologies embedded into routine

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Pre-pregnancy potato consumption may be linked to gestational diabetes risk

Pre-pregnancy potato consumption may be linked to gestational diabetes risk Women who eat more potatoes before pregnancy may have higher rates of gestational diabetes–the form that occurs during pregnancy–compared to