Gestational diabetes a growing concern for mothers, babies

10/29/2008 | NYTimes.com

An overall increase in women's pre-pregnancy weight has resulted in a doubling of gestational diabetes cases, and experts are learning that even small blood sugar abnormalities can impact pregnancy outcomes. A study of more than 23,000 nondiabetic pregnant women linked increases in blood sugar levels to a risk of having a baby too large for vaginal birth or a baby with low blood sugar and high insulin levels.

View Full Article in:

NYTimes.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice-President of Technology and Regulatory Affairs
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Sr Product Manager Global Marketing (US/DA/00/0085/SL) - 14000009V3
Abbott
Chicago, IL
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Vice President, Information Technology
HealthPartners
MN