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The latest recommendations from USPSTF regarding pregnancy care. . .

It is suggested that physicians screen for gestational diabetes (high blood sugars) in the mother, even if there are no symptoms. The timing of this lab work should be after 24 weeks of gestation (near the 6-month mark). Another recommendation … Continue reading

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Three types of diabetes. Do you have one?

Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes are three types of diabetes each with different risks, all with increased blood sugars. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, when the body’s immune system attacks itself.  In this case the body … Continue reading

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