Complete coverage on

Gestational Diabetes

Young children are far more likely to experience attention and hyperactivity problems if their mother develops diabetes during pregnancy and they are born into a poor or lower-middle-class household, a new study suggests.

Latest Stories

Fact and fiction on diabetesupdated: Tue Jan 03 2012 09:06:00

Matt Cherry clears up some myths about diabetes.

Mom, babies benefit from treating pregnancy-related diabetesupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 15:51:00

Women who develop a mild case of gestational diabetes during pregnancy tend to have fewer complications and healthier babies if the diabetes is treated, according to the first large-scale randomized trial in the U.S. to address whether such treatment leads to health benefits for mother and child.

Stop diabetes before it startsupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 13:20:00

Did you know that most people who develop type II diabetes have a potentially dangerous condition called prediabetes for five to 10 years before their diagnosis?

Time.com: Mom's Diabetes, Kid Obesity Linkedupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 08:40:00

A new report says gestational diabetes is strongly linked to childhood obesity -- but there's a lot you can do to treat the condition

Fit for twoupdated: Fri Jul 30 2004 11:16:00

Regular exercise goes a long way towards weight maintenance, heart health, and even stress management. But pregnant women reap those benefits and more.

We recommend