Tag: Women Diabetes

May 15, 2019

Gestational Diabetes is high Blood Sugar that develops during pregnancy and usually disappears after giving birth. Diabetes in pregnancy includes pregnancy in both pre-existing Diabetes (pregestational diabetes) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), which is diagnosed in pregnancy. Both situations are associated with maternal and foetal complications if not treated adequately. GDM is a severe and neglected threat to maternal child health. Poor maternal glucose control during the first eight weeks of pregnancy with subsequent hyperglycaemias and lipid peroxidation can have severe implications for the foetus, including birth defects.

Causes of Gestational Diabetes –

During pregnancy, the placenta makes hormones that can lead to a buildup of glucose in your blood. Usually, your pancreas can make enough insulin to handle that. If not, your blood sugar levels will rise and can cause gestational diabetes.

• Were overweight before you got pregnant
• Are African-American, Asian, Hispanic, or Native American
• Have high blood sugar levels, but not high enough to be diabetes
• Have a family history of diabetes
• Have had gestational diabetes before
• Have high blood pressure or

March 1, 2019

Trying to balance the demands of family and work or school—and coping with media pressure to look and eat a certain way—can make it difficult for any woman to maintain a healthy diet. But the right food can not only support your mood, boost your energy, and help you maintain a healthy weight; it can also be a huge support through the different stages in a woman’s life. Healthy food can help reduce PMS, boost fertility, make pregnancy and nursing easier, ease symptoms of menopause, and keep your bones strong. Whatever your age or situation, committing to a healthy, nutritious diet will help you look and feel your best and get the most out of life. Why many women lack with their Nutritional Needs? As women, many of us are prone to neglecting our own dietary needs. You may feel you’re too busy to eat right, used to putting the needs of your family first, or trying to adhere to an extreme diet that leaves you short on vital nutrients and feeling cranky, hungry, and low on energy. While what works best for one woman may not always be the best choice for another. Whether you’re looking to improve your energy and mood, combat stress or PMS, boost fertility, enjoy a healthy

March 8, 2016

On this special day, celebrate life. Take a break from your busy schedule. Let your hair down, have fun and do what your heart says. Cuz today is your day. Have a great Women’s Day! International Women’s Day is the time to reflect on the impact of diabetes on women. In India, more than 65.1 million people are with the diabetes and approximately half of these people are women and it is a leading cause of death. Diabetes Mellitus impacts overall health of the women because women lead such a busy life with erratic schedule, may find it hard to keep up a regular exercise schedule, they often skip their meals and neglect their health needs.


Matters of the heart: The genetic make-up of women makes them less likely to suffer heart attacks compared to their male counterparts. However, diabetes strips women of this advantage, making them more susceptible to an attack than men with the disease. In addition, the attacks are also more fatal. Further, while premenopausal women are generally considered less likely to suffer from a heart attack, this advantage too is nullified in young women suffering from diabetes. Between the sheets: Although the effects of diabetes on the sexual health of men are fairly well-known, diabetic women’s sexual performance is a topic less discussed. High sugar levels in women