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Genetic risk scores help predict type 2 diabetes in people of south Asian origin

Combining a genetic risk score with a clinical risk score improved the prediction of type 2 diabetes in British Pakistani and British Bangladeshi individuals, especially in the young, according to a new study publishing May 19 in the open access journal PLOS Medicine by Sarah Finer of Queen Mary University of London, U.K., and colleagues.
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Understanding your A1C

This post was written by Kaitlyn Creager, lifestyle change specialist, Diabetes Care Services, Parkview Health. Living in the digital age, we often get lost in an onslaught of information, inevitably leading to more questions than answers. Which diet should I follow? Which website is most accurate? Which medical tests are necessary? How often should they be repeated? Unfortunately, when it comes to getting bloodwork, specifically Hemoglobin A1C, people are often left wondering when they should get screened for diabetes and how often. To help answer this question, I want to take a closer look at when and how often you should have your A1C checked.
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Counting On: Jill Dillard Updates About Third Trimester On Her Birthday

Counting On spoilers and updates revealed that Jill Dillard announced her rainbow baby. Thrilled with the news, many folks follow her social media carefully. So, they learned about the snacks that she craves, and they also heard about the gender of the child. As she needed to go for testing, she couldn’t really enjoy her […] The post Counting On: Jill Dillard Updates About Third Trimester On Her Birthday first appeared on Celeb Baby Laundry.
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Gestational Diabetes Rises During COVID-19 Pandemic

The rate of gestational diabetes appears to have gone up dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study of a single academic center presented at the 2022 ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting in San Diego, and described in an article at Healio.
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Hypertension During Pregnancy Can Put Moms at Risk Later in Life

Pregnancy causes your body to go through some amazing changes. While most are crucial, it is important to be aware of the changes that can cause harm to you or your baby. Regular prenatal checkups are key to ensuring a healthy pregnancy and avoiding any complications. Although these quick office visits may seem simple and routine, your doctor is watching for signs of possible problems such as hypertension, or high blood pressure.
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