Tag: Pregnancy

New research finds severity of COVID-19 determines likelihood of pregnancy complications

Pregnant women who contract SARS-CoV-2, the strain of the virus that causes COVID-19, are at greater risk of dying and experiencing serious complications compared to nonpregnant women who contract the disease, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Now, in a […]

Statistics report puts spotlight on pregnancy and heart health

Complications during pregnancy are widespread, becoming more common and often overlooked as warning signs about a woman’s heart health. Which is why for the first time, in an effort to guide clinicians and empower women, the authors of a widely used reference on the facts and figures surrounding […]

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Health of fathers-to-be is linked to risk of pregnancy loss

More than a quarter of pregnancies might be ectopic or end in miscarriage or stillbirth if the father-to-be is unhealthy and has three or more medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol levels. In a retrospective study of nearly a million pregnancies between […]

Time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among American women with type 1 diabetes

BOSTON – (June 30, 2020) – Researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center investigated time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes between 2004 and 2017, and found that the percentage of mothers with excess weight gain during pregnancy as well as the use of insulin […]

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L’emoglobina glicata (emoglobina A1c, HbA1c, A1C, o Hb1c; a volte anche HbA1c) è una forma di emoglobina usata principalmente per identificare la concentrazione plasmatica media del glucosio per un lungo periodo di tempo ( due, tre mesi max). Viene prodotta in una reazione non-enzimatica a seguito dell’esposizione dell’emoglobina […]

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