Tips for Coping with Gestational Diabetes

A study published this week in the journal Diabetes Care showed that rates of gestational diabetes among Canadian women nearly doubled from 1996 to 2010. It’s no secret that the rates of diabetes are on the rise, and this fact applies to prenatal health, too. If you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, read on for …

What is insulin resistance?

If you’ve been diagnosed with prediabetes, you’ve probably heard your doctor mention the term insulin resistance. Also called metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance describes a wide variety of health complications that can put people at an increased risk of developing diabetes and heart disease. According to the Joslin Diabetes Center, insulin resistance occurs when the body …

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