Prenatal Care Issues for Diabetic Pregnancies: Study Shows Women with Type 1 Diabetes Struggle with Health Concerns


Pregnant women with Type 1 Diabetes are typically classified as high-risk pregnancies due to the risks to both maternal and fetal health from the disease. Some complications that typically arise from mismanaged prenatal care of diabetic women include serious birth defects (particularly affecting the heart and nervous system), miscarriages and stillbirths, and significant maternal and […]

Diabetes: The Basics


Normally, as food is consumed it is turned into glucose (or sugar) that the body uses for energy. This glucose is carried by the insulin that is produced in the pancreas to all the cells in the body that use that sugar to perform their vital roles in the human body. When someone is diabetic, […]

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