Potential Causes of Early and Postpartum Preeclampsia

The pathophysiology of preeclampsia is poorly understood. We still do not know what causes preeclampsia in a pregnant woman. Whether mild or severe, the known causes remain unknown. A number of maternal, paternal, and fetal factors have been blamed for its development. But, we still have not been able to...

Gestational Diabetes Natural and Medical Treatment Guidelines

If you have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during pregnancy, your treatment and management will include regular follow-up with your obstetrician, your endocrinologist for your hyperglycemia, your dietician and your trained physiotherapist, all of who will advise you in their respective field of expertise. Once you have gestational...

Gestational Diabetes Complications in Mother and Baby

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is glucose intolerance that a pregnant woman, previously non-diabetic, develops during her pregnancy. This results in high blood sugar levels during her pregnancy period, which can have certain undesirable effects. GDM can affect the mother and the baby in a number of ways and can...

Gestational Diabetes Symptoms and Signs during Pregnancy

Gestational diabetes is diabetes, which a previously non-diabetic woman develops during her pregnancy. It is characterized by high blood sugar levels. This condition is not very common occurring in 4% of all pregnancies. How will you know you have gestational diabetes? There are two ways: One is through its symptoms...