Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy (1). The definition applies whether insulin or only diet modification is used for treatment and whether or not the condition persists after pregnancy. It does not exclude the possibility that unrecognized glucose intolerance may have antedated[…]

Parenting Stress + Sedentary Lifestyle = Post-pregnancy Weight Gain

Parenting Stress + Sedentary Lifestyle = Post-pregnancy Weight Gain After childbirth, most women are excited to get their pre-pregnancy figure back.  Even with the best intentions, some women may struggle to lose post-pregnancy weight.  So what does the latest research reveal?  There appears to be a link between parenting stress, low amounts of physical activity,[…]