Daughter's Hormone Disorder Might Affect Mother's Health
When diseases are passed down through families, it's usually from parents to their children. But sometimes a daughter or son's poor health can put their parent's health at risk later in life.
Women With Diabetes More Prone to Heart Disease Than Men
Men and women can be diagnosed with diabetes based off of the same signs and symptoms. But that doesn't mean that the condition affects both sexes equally.
After Gestational Diabetes, More Exercise May Ward Off Type 2
Women who have gestational diabetes during pregnancy have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life. Certain lifestyle changes may reduce that risk.
Diabetes During Pregnancy can be Tough on Baby
Diabetes rates are rising, and so are the rates of pregnant women with diabetes. Improper care and poor monitoring of the condition could have health consequences for both mom and baby.
Weight Gain a Year After Giving Birth Can Lead to Health Risks
After having a baby, most women have a lot of things to think about. For some women, even a year after giving birth, one of those things may need to be weight loss.
Linking Estrogen, Diabetes and Dementia
How well the brain functions often depends on the body's overall health. For older women with changed hormonal levels and diabetes, brain health may be a particular concern.
Preventing Disease with Exercise
Your health care provider may emphasize the importance of exercise, but exactly how important is physical activity for staying healthy?
Diabetes Screening Urged for All Pregnant Women
During pregnancy, women who have never had diabetes can develop high blood sugar, which can affect mother and child. With cases of gestational diabetes rising, women are being urged to get tested.
Cutting Risk of Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes can affect the health of mothers and their babies. Healthy lifestyle choices by pregnant mothers might reduce the risk of this condition.
Women with No Ovaries at Higher Risk for Diabetes
Diabetes is a common condition for postmenopausal women and is associated with heart disease risk.