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Risk for Postpartum Depression after Gestational Diabetes

A new study has discovered a link between gestational diabetes and postpartum depression. What is postpartum depression? Postpartum depression happens in 10 to 15 percent of...
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What’s the Link?: Diabetes, Vitamin D, and Gum Disease

The link between vitamin D deficiency and type 2 diabetes has been studied by researchers for years. In fact, studies suggest that vitamin D...
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Taking Metformin While Pregnant: Benefits and Risks

Gestational diabetes occurs when the blood sugar of a pregnant woman becomes too high. Blood sugar levels will usually return to normal after giving...
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Diabetes Prevention: 7 Steps to Take

While there are no known ways to prevent type 1 diabetes, with type 2 there are steps you can take to prevent from developing...
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Breastfeeding Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Women who breastfeed for at least six months could be less likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a major study that was published...
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Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes

The onset of diabetes after the age of 50 could be an early sign of pancreatic cancer, a new study suggests. Pancreatic cancer is one...
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Everything You Need to Know about Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic health condition that will require lifelong management. There is currently no known cure, but researchers across the globe...
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Different Diabetes Medications and What They Do

Diabetes is a chronic illness that typically requires medication and lifelong management. There are many different diabetes medications on the market, so it shouldn’t...
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Can Stressful Events in Childhood Cause Type 1?

A new Swedish study published in Acta Diabetologica finds that stressful events in the life of the parents of a child in their first...
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Can Pancreatic Islet Cells Treat Type 1 Diabetes?

Japanese scientists from Yokohama City University have successfully created pancreatic islet cells with blood vessels, which could be big news for diabetes management. Clinical...

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