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Diabetes

Type 1 and Type 1.5 (latent autoimmune diabetes of adults) diabetes are chronic autoimmune conditions which require daily management through insulin. Gestational diabetes begins in pregnancy and is diagnosed after a high blood sugar response; it is managed through diet and usually resolves after the baby is born. In this section we will cover managing diabetes through pregnancy, breastfeeding and while raising kids.

Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes) has become a major health concern in this country, with diagnoses continuing to skyrocket, and a significant proportion of the population suffering from it.  In fact, according to Medscape, 21 million people, or 7% of the country’s populace, currently carry a diagnosis of some form of diabetes.  This means that obstetricians have become very familiar with treating

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Glycemic Issues and Autoimmunity

Is hypoglycemia and/or hyperglycemia an autoimmune condition? One of the fascinating features of your immune system is its capacity to recognize and neutralize the millions of foreign antigens that cross your path each day.  If it didn’t have this ability, your immune system couldn’t insulate you from your hostile environment.  Unfortunately, when this process malfunctions, your own tissues—and their metabolic

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Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus is the metabolic disorder characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) level caused by decreased produce of insulin from pancreas or due to diminished effectiveness of insulin to the body (insulin resistance). Diabetes is the most common disease. According to American diabetes association prevalence of diabetes on 2011 Jan 26, 25.8 million adults and children in the united stated

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