gestational diabetes

  • Pregnant and diabetic? What you need to know..

    Diabetes

    Posted on 6 November 2018

    Two situations can occur: a woman with pre-existing diabetes wants to have a baby or, diabetes presents itself during the pregnancy of an otherwise healthy mother (this is referred to as gestational diabetes). Dr Andre Diedericks, an Ob-Gyn at Mediclinic Bloemfontein, explains these two situations.

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  • Understanding diabetes

    Diabetes

    Posted on 30 July 2012

    Diabetes mellitus, to use its full name, is a chronic condition that occurs when the body is unable to produce enough insulin or to use its insulin effectively to lower blood sugar (or glucose).

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