Children’s National Hospital awarded $4.2 million to lead maternal mental health research programs

Children's National Hospital performs first minimally invasive spinal tether surgery in region

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute award supports a D.C. mother-infant behavioral wellness program April 06, 2021 Children’s National Hospital announces a $4.2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support

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South Africa needs to change direction on maternal health to solve child malnutrition

South Africa needs to change direction on maternal health to solve child malnutrition

When we think about nurturing healthy children, we need to adopt a life course approach to maternal nutrition. In other words, a women’s health for the benefit of herself and her child must be prioritised early in life. We know

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Effects of Lifestyle Intervention of Maternal Gestational Diabetes Mellitus on Offspring Growth Pattern Before Two Years of Age

Prediabetes, Diabetes, and the Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Japanese Working Population: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

Our group conducted a population-based randomized controlled trial (RCT) in Tianjin, China, which tested the effectiveness of intensive care (IC) versus usual care (UC) on adverse pregnancy outcomes among women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), and found that with IC

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A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effects of a Smartphone Application–Based Lifestyle Coaching Program on Gestational Weight Gain, Glycemic Control, and Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: The SMART-GDM Study

Day-to-Day Variations in Fasting Plasma Glucose Do Not Influence Gastric Emptying in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

AbstractOBJECTIVE SMART-GDM examined whether Habits-GDM, a smartphone application (app) coaching program, can prevent excessive gestational weight gain (EGWG) and improve glycemic control and maternal and neonatal outcomes in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In this randomized controlled trial,

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Adiponectin Promotes Maternal β-Cell Expansion Through Placental Lactogen Expression

Erratum. Abrogation of MMP-9 Gene Protects Against the Development of Retinopathy in Diabetic Mice by Preventing Mitochondrial Damage. Diabetes 2011;60:3023–3033

AbstractHypoadiponectinemia is a risk factor of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Our previous study reported that adiponectin gene knockout mice (Adipoq−/−) develop GDM due to insulin insufficiency. The main objective of this study was to elucidate the underlying mechanism through which

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Association of Maternal Folate and Vitamin B12 in Early Pregnancy With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Cohort Study

Adolescent Hypertension and Risk for Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: A Nationwide Study of 1.9 Million Israeli Adolescents

AbstractOBJECTIVE To investigate the association of folate and vitamin B12 in early pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk.RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The data of this study were from a subcohort within the Shanghai Preconception Cohort Study. We included pregnancies

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Analysis of Federal Bills to Strengthen Maternal Health Care

Analysis of Federal Bills to Strengthen Maternal Health Care

In the United States, approximately 700 women die each year as a result of pregnancy or delivery complications. An additional 50,000 women each year face short or long-term severe consequences to their health as an outcome of pregnancy or labor.

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HHS calls for ‘holistic’ care approach to maternal health

HHS calls for 'holistic' care approach to maternal health

Federal health officials on Thursday said improving clinical care quality and expanding healthcare coverage will go hand-in-hand to improve maternal and infant mortality rates in the U.S.HHS unveiled a new action plan Thursday that outlined strategies for addressing maternal risk

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Association of Maternal Prepregnancy Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus With Congenital Anomalies of the Newborn

Carotid Disease and Retinal Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Parameters in Type 2 Diabetes: The Fremantle Diabetes Study Phase II

Association of Maternal Prepregnancy Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus With Congenital Anomalies of the Newborn Yuxiao Wu, Buyun Liu, Yangbo Sun, Yang Du, Mark K. Santillan, Donna A. Santillan, Linda G. Snetselaar, Wei Bao Diabetes Care Dec 2020, 43 (12)

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