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Gestational Diabetes

What Is Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational diabetes, or diabetes that occurs in the second and third trimester of pregnancy and resolves at birth, occurs in approximately 9.2 percent of pregnancies in America.

Gestational diabetes

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Sexual Health For Diabetes

Sex is an important part of life and relationships. But diabetes can affect a woman ‘s sex life. Some women with diabetes have less interest in sex because of depression or changes in blood glucose levels that can leave them feeling tired or irritable. Or perhaps intercourse is painful because of vaginal dryness. Problems with having sex aren’ t a normal part of getting older and don ‘t happen to all women who have diabetes.

If you find that you don’ t enjoy sex anymore, it ‘s normal to feel upset. You may blame yourself or your partner. Some women feel angry or depressed. These feelings can make it hard for you to talk openly with your partner. Don’ t give up! Find someone

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Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis is a disorder affecting people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in which the stomach takes too long to empty its contents (delayed gastric emptying). The vagus nerve controls the movement of

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Treating Diabetes with Medical Nutrition Therapy

Wrapping one ‘s head around all the complexities surrounding diabetes can be a challenge. Whether the aim is short-term goals, long-term goals or both, it’ s important to establish a trusted health care team.

Research shows that medical nutrition therapy has its greatest impact when a person is first diagnosed with diabetes. MNT, the nutrition-based treatment provided

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Diabetic Nephropathy

Kidney disease amongst diabetics is commonly called diabetic nephropathy.

Statistically, around 40% of people with diabetes develop nephropathy but it is possible to prevent or delay through control of both blood glucose and blood

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Gestational Diabetes

Definition & Facts

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs only during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes can cause health problems in both mother and baby. Managing your diabetes can help protect you

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Pregnancy if You Have Diabetes

How costly is diabetes management and treatment?
Diabetes management and treatment is expensive. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the average cost of health care for a person with diabetes is $13,741 a year—more than twice

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Diabetic Kidney Disease

What is diabetic kidney disease?
Diabetic kidney disease is a type of kidney disease caused by diabetes.

Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease. About 1 out of 4 adults with diabetes has kidney disease.1

The

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