Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise in young children. So, how do you prevent this condition commonly referred to as the "silent killer"? What are the common risk factors associated with it and what are some subtle symptoms to look for in your children? We've got some great tips to help keep the whole family safe.
If you're overweight, pregnancy can be a bit more challenging. How is pregnancy different for plus-size women? What simple steps can help you create the safest and most healthy pregnancy possible?
Your pregnancy is called high-risk if you or your baby has an increased chance of developing a health problem. What are some of these risk factors? And what type of treatment can you expect to receive with a high-risk pregnancy?
Even if you've never had diabetes, you could be among the 18% of women who develop a form of it about halfway through their pregnancy. While gestational diabetes is not a permanent condition, it does impact both mother and baby.
As a parent, you dread the day doctors diagnose your child with a serious illness or medical condition. How do you cope with your own emotions while trying to provide the best care for your child. How do you discuss these matters with your child, sibling or even your spouse?
You’re in the middle your pregnancy - and it’s time to test for gestational diabetes. If you’re not already diabetic, then what’s the problem? What up with the one hour blood test? And what happens if you don’t pass?